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A long shot 机会不大

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A long shot 机会不大

Florian Mayer misses a shot against Australia’s Bernard Tomic during the Sydney International tennis tournament. Photo: Daniel Munoz/Reuters

今日小常识
There are seven different types of shot in the game of tennis: the serve, forehand, backhand, volley, slice, smash and lob. They are named after the manner in which they are struck or the point in the game at which they are struck.

网球运动讲究七种不同的打球方式。它们分别是发球、正手、反手、截击、削球、扣杀和挑高球。上述每个称呼都是依据不同的击球方式或比赛不同阶段的击球方式而命名的。

今日短语

如果说某事是 a long shot, 意思是实现此事的机会不大。

例句

I'm looking for a first edition of Alice in Wonderland for my mother's birthday. I know it's a long shot, but do you have one in stock?

My favourite football team is in the cup final at the weekend. I think we could win, but it’s a long shot.

We could ask the company to replace your broken smartphone for free. It's a long shot, but it's worth trying.

请注意

另一个短语 a shot in the dark 的意思是猜测。

A: How old do you think I am?
B: I'll take a shot in the dark and say 40.

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