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The man fired two shots from a handgun.
Viewers can see a close-up shot of the artist's hands.
The opening shot is of a man walking across a field.
This is her first shot at an international title.
We had a shot at bringing the ship around into the harbor.
Give it your best shot – that's all you can do.
It was the opening shot in the battle for control of the company.
At the door she could not resist a parting shot.
That was a pretty cheap shot, Don.
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