Synonyms of 'by a long shot'
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1 by farDictionary, undoubtedly, without doubt
He's missed the mark by a long shot.
He is undoubtedly a great player
far and away
2 by any meansDictionary, in any circumstances, on any account
This isn't over by a long shot.
by any means
in any circumstances
on any account
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Thesaurus for by a long shot from the Collins English Thesaurus
People sometimes use the expression by a long shot to emphasize the opinion they are giving.