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Meaning of by a long shot by Wiktionary Dictionary

by a long shot


    Adverb

    by a long shot ( not comparable )

    1. ( idiomatic ) By a wide margin; indicates a very big difference or disparity .
      He couldn't keep up with me, not by a long shot .
      He speaks better than he writes, by a long shot .

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Explanation of by a long shot by Wordnet Dictionary

by a long shot


    Adverb
    1. by a great deal

    2. he is the best by a long shot
      his labors haven't ended there--not by a long shot