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Duel? Pot shot happened just before! (3,2,2)

Ross

I believe the answer is:

'happened just before' is the definition.

'duel? pot shot' is the wordplay.
'shot' indicates an anagram.
'duel'+'pot'='duelpot'
'duelpot' is an anagram of 'LED UP TO'.

I've seen this clue in The Guardian.