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Old March 01, 2011, 04:38 PM
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Question Long shot

long shot,
1. a horse, team, etc., that has little chance of winning and carries long odds.

What would be the best translation in Spanish for "long shot" in the above sense?

(It reminds me to "underdog", although not exactly the same, "el que tiene menos posibilidades"...)

La apuesta menos segura, la apuesta más azarosa/improbable... are options that come to mind... any other takes? (shorter as possible, preferably.)

"Posibilidad remota"?
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Me decantaría por "probabilidad remota".
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el menos probable?
una apuesta muy arriesgada?
una apuesta difícil?
una apuesta suicida?
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Gracias a los dos...
(Esto me ha recordado ahora a la expresión de "ser más lento que el caballo del malo/del villano...) (pero eso es harina de otro costal... or a horse of another hue.)
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Un caballo así sería de veras una probabilidad remota en las carreras!
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¡Así es!
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