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fighting chanceA chance that is dependent on success in a struggle.Rate it:

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Chinaman's chanceNo chance; zero possibility; a high or almost certain risk of death or failure.Rate it:

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stand a chanceTo have a chance.Rate it:

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Buckley's chanceA very small chance; no chance at all.Rate it:

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by any chancepossibly; perhapsRate it:

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chance uponto find by chanceRate it:

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chance'd be a fine thingGiven to indicate that an aforementioned thing would be desirable but unlikely. Comparable to if I should be so lucky.Rate it:

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dog's chancelittle or not likelihoodRate it:

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fat chanceLittle or no likelihood of occurrence or success.Rate it:

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ghost of a chanceusually negative meaning is will not happen.Rate it:

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in with a chanceHaving a chance.Rate it:

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jump at the chanceTo immediately accept an offer.Rate it:

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last chancefinal oppurtunityRate it:

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no chanceAbsolutely not; under no circumstances. [from 18th c.]Rate it:

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not a chanceAbsolutely not; no way.Rate it:

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off chanceA condition of not being likely or probable.Rate it:

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outside chanceSmall chance.Rate it:

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slim chanceLittle or no likelihood of occurrence or success.Rate it:

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smart chanceA substantial quantity of something.Rate it:

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snowball's chance in hellLittle or no likelihood of occurrence or success.Rate it:

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take a chanceTo risk; to try something risky.Rate it:

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take one's chanceTo act in a manner dependent on luck.Rate it:

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Tinker to Evers to ChanceA famous baseball infield double-play combination.Rate it:

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Tinker to Evers to ChanceA task accomplished quickly by well-executed teamwork; those involved in the teamworkRate it:

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come byTo obtain; to get, now especially by chance or involuntarily.Rate it:

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jump atTo accept something enthusiastically. Usually an opportunity, or chance, or job etc.Rate it:

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leaped at the oppotunityjumped at the chanceRate it:

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stand downTo wait; to stop pursuing or fighting.Rate it:

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stumble acrossTo meet somebody by chance.Rate it:

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run acrossTo find or discover by chance.Rate it:

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stumble onTo meet somebody by chance.Rate it:

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stumble uponTo meet somebody by chance.Rate it:

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come out swingingTo display spunk and strength of character, especially when rising above or when fighting back against trouble or adversity.Rate it:

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that's the way life isThat is the way things happenCertain things cannot be changed, helped or improved; struggle and objection are pointless.1935, Louis Bromfield, The Man Who Had Everything [1], page 279:That's the way life is, and there's no use trying to go against it.1979, Jay Edward Abrams, A Theology of Christian Counseling: More Than Redemption [2], ISBN 0310511011, page 45:There are no standards, no values; that's the way life is. Learn to accept it and slide with it. Stop fighting it.2002, B. Eugene Ellison, Rings of the Templars, ISBN 059524050X, page 337:Shit happens; that's the way life is. In fact, I want you to take an additional thousand for your efforts.Rate it:

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as luck may have itby chance, luckilyRate it:

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boots on the groundThe ground forces actually fighting in a war or conflict, rather than troops not engaged or other military action such as air strikes.Rate it:

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bottom of the ninthBy extension, any last chance or final opportunity.Rate it:

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break upTo stop a fight; to separate people who are fighting.Rate it:

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Buckley's and noneA supposed two chances (probabilities), being Buckley's chance (meaning a very small chance) or no chance at all.Rate it:

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bump intoTo meet someone by chance.Rate it:

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bury the hatchetTo stop fighting or arguing; to reach an agreement, or at least a truce.Rate it:

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carve outTo create (a reputation, chance, role, rank, career, victory) by hard work, or as if by cutting.Rate it:

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cross pathsTo be, by chance, in the same physical place at the same time, as a result of two completely separate journeys.Rate it:

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cross someone's pathTo meet by chance.Rate it:

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curveballAn unexpected turn of events initiated by an opponent or chance.Rate it:

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fill in the blankA type of question or phrase with one or more words replaced with a blank line, giving the reader the chance to add the missing word(s).Rate it:

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get-rich-quickClaiming to provide large profits quickly, with no realistic chance of success, in order to lure gullible investment victims.Rate it:

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happen alongTo arrive by chance; to occur by happenstance.Rate it:

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in the gamecompeting in a game, with a chance of winning.Rate it:

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let the perfect be the enemy of the goodTo insist on the total realization of a goal and reject any compromise, thereby decreasing the chance of achieving even a part of that goal.Rate it:

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