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IDIOM (a shot in the arm)

Posted: February 20, 2019 at 5:11 pm   /   by   /   comments (0)

a shot in the arm

Meaning: You can say something is “a shot in the arm”  if it gives a person or an organisation renewed energy or enthusiasm.

For example:

  • Getting a grant from the Arts Council was a much-needed shot in the arm for the orchestra.

  • We all agree that the economy needs a shot in the arm, but we can’t agree on exactly what it should be.

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