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hit or miss

also hit and miss
not planned carefully and as likely to be bad as to be good Hiring has often been hit or miss – we never really knew whether a person was qualified until after they started working here.
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hit or miss

Haphazardly, at random. For example, She took dozens of photos, hit or miss, hoping that some would be good. [c. 1600]
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