English version

jump shot

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Sport
jump shotˈjump shot noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 DSan action in basketball in which you throw the ball towards the basket as you jump in the air
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jump shotTiffany is 12 years old, and she had just retooled her jump shot.We said we wanted Smith to work on his jump shot, not turn it into a career path.For Spurs guard Vinny Del Negro, who was trying to realign his jump shot, this might have posed a distraction.
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