• To take a shot means to make an attempt at something.
  • To try to do something.
  • To aim or discharge.

1. I wasn’t sure if I’d make the team, but I thought I’d take a shot at it anyway.

 

2. Mary was always good at drawing and now she’s taking a shot at fashion design.

 

3. I haven’t played badminton before but I’m going to take a shot this weekend.

 

4. In this economy, you need to take a shot at as many opportunities as you can.

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