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as luck may have itby chance, luckilyRate it:

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audi alteram partem"Hear both sides." A legal principle of fairness given to ensure that the accused has the chance to refute an accusation.Rate it:

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aux innocents les mains pleinesLes novices disposent parfois de plus de chance.Rate it:

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bite of the cherryA chance; an attempt at something.Rate it:

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blow one's chanceTo ruin, or fail to capitalise on an opportunity.Rate it:

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bonne chanceJe vous souhaite bonne chance et du succès dans votre travail. Note : Se dit pour porter bonheur.Rate it:

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bottom of the ninthBy extension, any last chance or final opportunity.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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Buckley's chanceA very small chance; no chance at all.Rate it:

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bump intoTo meet someone by chance.Rate it:

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by any chancepossibly; perhapsRate 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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ce n’est pas demain la veilleExpression familière employée pour souligner qu’une éventualité a peu de chance de se produire prochainement.Rate it:

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chance uponto find by chanceRate it:

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chance would be a fine thingAlternative form of chance'd be a fine thingRate 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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Chinaman's chanceNo chance; zero possibility; a high or almost certain risk of death or failure.Rate it:

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

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come uponto discover or find, especially by chance or accident.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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dog's chancelittle or not likelihoodRate it:

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dumb luckpure chance; luckRate it:

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einmal ist keinmalOne slip is allowed; everyone deserves a second chanceRate it:

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être né coifféAvoir de la chance.Rate it:

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fancy one's chancesTo believe that one has a good chance of success.Rate it:

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

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fighting chanceA chance that is dependent on success in a struggle.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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Flying DutchmanA ghost ship.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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ghost at the feastA presence that mars one's enjoyment by causing guilt or reviving unwelcome memories.Rate it:

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ghost from one's pastSomething unpleasant from one's past that "haunts" them to the present day.Rate it:

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ghost homeA residence intentionally kept vacant by an absentee owner, especially a foreign investor, as a financially safe asset to be liquidated at a convenient time.Rate it:

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

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ghost trainfairground attractionRate it:

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give up the ghostTo cease clinging to life; to die.Rate it:

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give up the ghostTo quit; to cease functioning.Rate it:

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give up the ghostTo cede a commitment to or identification with.Rate it:

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happen acrossTo find by chance; to unexpectedly discover.Rate it:

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

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happen onto find by chance,Rate it:

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happen uponTo accidentally encounter a person or situation; to chance upon, happen on or stumble across.Rate it:

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

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in with a chanceHaving a chance.Rate it:

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ir à Roma e não ver o papaTo lose a chance.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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jump at the chanceTo immediately accept an offer.Rate it:

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la chance sourit à ceux qui ne l’attendent pasCeux qui anticipent une certaine récompense seront toujours déçus.Rate it:

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