like a shot


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like a shot

very quickly and eagerly If I had the chance to go to Paris, I'd be there like a shot.
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like a shot

if someone does something like a shot, they do it quickly and eagerly If I had the chance to go to Paris, I'd be there like a shot.
See give it a shot, fire a shot across bows
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like a shot

Very rapidly, as in When they asked for volunteers, he raised his hand like a shot. This expression alludes to the rapidity of gunfire. [Colloquial; late 1800s]
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like a shot

Very quickly.
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