shot in the arm

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His good marks gave him a shot in the arm.

Submitted on September 01, 2009

Additional definitions for 'shot in the arm':

shot in the armA shot of drug in the arm, to get on a high.
Shot in the ArmSomething that gives you confidence and encouragement, something that boost your spirits
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