call (one's) shots

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call (one's) shots

To announce one's intentions or goals before pursuing them. A: "Did you know that Dave is off in LA, trying to become an actor?" B: "Sure, he called his shots before he left town."
See also: call, shot
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But I must admit that two good things came from my early battles with recoil: I learned to call my shots and I learned how to cycle firearms very quickly (because I often missed); both skills have helped immensely in my hunting career.
I shoot prairie dogs a lot, and I'd like to be able to call my shots through the scope a bit better.