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  • Chance your arm
  • Cheap shot
  • Costa Del Crime
  • Crime And Punishment ( Fyodor Dostoyevsky book )
  • Crime Dog ( Nickname of baseball player Fred McGriff )
  • Crime against nature
  • Crime doesn't pay
  • Crime of passion
  • Denial of service attack
  • Displacement activity
  • Don't try this at home
  • Don't try to run before you can walk
  • Don't try to teach your Grandma to suck eggs ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Don't try to walk before you can crawl
  • Eye it try it buy it! ( Chevrolet advertising slogan )
  • Get shot of
  • Give it the old college try
  • Give it your best shot
  • Go for it
  • Has your girl turned into a refrigerator? If her air is arctic, try MUM ( Mum Deodorant advertising slogan )
  • Have a crack at something
  • Have a go
  • Have a shot at
  • Have a stab at
  • He shot through like a Bondi tram
  • Heart attack on a plate
  • Heart attack waiting to happen
  • Hot shot
  • I Shot The Sheriff ( Eric Clapton song )
  • If at first you don't succeed try, try and try again
  • If gas pains persist, try Volkswagen ( Volkswagen advertising slogan )
  • If you can't do the time, don't do the crime
  • Imagine no religion, it's easy if you try
  • Joint venture
  • Last ditch effort
  • Let the punishment fit the crime
  • Like a shot
  • Line of attack
  • Little Sure Shot ( Nickname of Annie Oakley )
  • Long shot
  • Mail shot
  • Make a bid for
  • Make a pitch for
  • Make a play for
  • Mr. Big Shot ( Nickname of Chauncey Billups )
  • Nice try
  • No challenge too great
  • Nose for crime
  • Not by a long shot
  • One's level best
  • Parting shot
  • Partners in crime
  • Perfect shot
  • Revenge mission ( an attempt to seek active retribution )
  • Serious as a heart attack
  • Set your sights on
  • Shoot a birdie ( score one under par in a golf shot )
  • Shot across the bows
  • Shot in the arm ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Shot in the dark
  • Shot to hell
  • Shot while trying to escape
  • Shout at the top of one's lungs
  • Shout it from the rooftops
  • Shout the odds
  • Snack attack
  • Step right up
  • Strike out swinging ( A baseball expression meaning to fail while giving it your best effort )
  • Swing for the fences ( A baseball expression meaning try for a substantial gain )
  • Take a bite out of crime
  • Take a bite out of crime! ( National Crime Prevention Council advertising slogan )
  • Take a bite out of something
  • Take a pot shot at
  • The Flying Squad ( Nickname of the Specialist Crime Directorate, New Scotland Yard )
  • The Hoosier Hot Shot ( Nickname of humourist Herb Shriner )
  • The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance ( James Stewart / John Wayne movie )
  • The Napoleon of Crime ( Nickname of Professor Moriarty )
  • The Shadow knows ( A catchphrase from the crime fighting vigilante )
  • The cereal that's shot from guns! ( Quaker Puffed Wheat advertising slogan )
  • The money shot
  • The perfect crime
  • The shot heard around the world
  • These little things are sent to try us
  • Throw a beanball ( A baseball expression meaning to attack an opponent by aiming at their head )
  • To strive, to seek, to find, and not to yield ( from a poem by Tennyson )
  • Tough on crime, tough on the causes of crime ( Tony Blair political slogan )
  • Try A Little Tenderness ( Otis Redding song )
  • Try everything once, except incest and folk dancing ( Sir Thomas Beecham quotation )
  • Try it on the dog
  • Try it, you'll like it ( Alka Seltzer advertising slogan )
  • Try your hand
  • Try your luck
  • Twist And Shout ( Beatles song )
  • Want him to be more of a man? Try being more of a woman! ( Coty Perfumes advertising slogan )
  • We try harder ( Avis car rental advertising slogan )
  • We're number two. We try harder ( Avis Rent-a-Car advertising slogan )
  • Wedding tackle
  • Why ask why? Try Bud Dry ( Budweiser Earl advertising slogan )
  • With the best will in the world
  • You'll get shot
  • You've seen the rest, now try the best

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