IDIOM (a shot in the arm)
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.
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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