call one's shot

call one's shot  {v. phr.}
1. Называть перед выстрелом место куда попадет пуля.
An expert rifleman can call his shot regularly.
The wind was strong and John couldn't call his shots.
2. или call the turn.
Предсказывать заранее результат чего-л. до того как это сделано.
Mary won three games in a row, just as she said she would. She called her turns well.
Nothing ever happens as Tom says it will. He is very poor at calling his turns.
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