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Best shot

best shot
Contemporary Examples

Mel Brooks Is Always Funny and Often Wise in This 1975 Playboy Interview Alex Belth February 15, 2014
Obama’s Olympic Disaster Richard Wolffe October 1, 2009
The Funniest WHCD Speech Bill Clinton Never Delivered Mark Katz April 25, 2013
Mad, Bad, and Dangerous to Live In: Kevin Baker’s New York Allen Barra September 22, 2013
The True Story Behind Operation ‘Argo’ to Rescue Americans From Iran Antonio Mendez, Matt Baglio September 16, 2012

Historical Examples

Shaman Robert Shea
Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine — Volume 57, No. 351, January 1845 Various
Snow-Bound at Eagle’s Bret Harte
Whispering Smith Frank H. Spearman
Unexplored Spain Abel Chapman

see: give it one’s best shot


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