longshot


    Wordnet
  • a photograph taken from a distance

Example sentences

The Houston Texans appear as the longest of longshots at .
Breitbart
Denizens of the Dawg Pound bet a buck on the longest of longshots to win $200 should their team win their first Super Bowl.
Breitbart
” Johnson’s longshot campaign is based in Salt Lake City, home to his most trusted political adviser and in a state where Trump finished a distant third place in March’s Republican primary election.
Breitbart
Black Caucus launches longshot effort to derail Sessions’ nomination as attorney general, Rep. Steve Scalise of Louisiana, the No.
CNN
”None of our fights have ever been easy and we don’t let the fact that it may be a longshot ever deter us and we are fighting for the justice of everyone in America,” Richmond said.
CNN
’” Adding to the tension for the White House are deadlines in Congress to approve a health care bill before a September 30 deadline and agree on a tax reform plan both top campaign promises, which appear to be longshots.
CNN
In a longshot bid to stall the sale, the bipartisan group of 64 House members, led by California Rep. Ted Lieu, has called on the White House to withdraw the request for congressional approval for the sale until Congress can fully debate American military support for the Saudis.
CNN
Vladeck explained that it remains a better option than pulling Trump’s name from the ballot, but is still a longshot.
CNN
Prince Harry’s ascension to the throne was a longshot, anyway.
CNN
Second in the 1 race went to longshot Tale of Verve, with Divining Rod in third.
CNN
George Pataki, a longshot candidate for the GOP nomination for president and an environmentalist, is the favorite within the GOP field among environmental advocates.
CNN
He entered the race as a longshot — a protest candidate who wanted to get his message about income inequality and an economic system “rigged” to favor the rich onto a larger stage.
Business Insider
’ ’”Charlie and I are not going to Bezos, not by a longshot.
Business Insider
Stein has taken in nearly $7 million for the recounts, which is about twice as much as her longshot presidential campaign took in.
Business Insider
” It was a longshot, but the jury, and crucially, the judge, bought it.
Atlantic
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