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a shot in the arm

a shot in the arm
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [ey shot in stressed th ee ahrm]
    • /eɪ ʃɒt ɪn stressed ði ɑrm/
    • /ə ʃɒt ɪn ðə ɑːm/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ey shot in stressed th ee ahrm]
    • /eɪ ʃɒt ɪn stressed ði ɑrm/

Definition of a shot in the arm words

  • noun a shot in the arm something that bolsters up, reinvigorates, encourages, etc., esp. in a difficult situation 3

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Parts of speech for A shot in the arm

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

a shot in the arm popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 85% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

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