dog's chance
noun Date: 1902 a bare chance in one's favor

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • dog's chance — noun : a bare chance in one s favor usually used negatively he didn t have a dog s chance of proving his innocence * * * Slang. little likelihood; small chance (usually used in the negative): That project didn t have a dog s chance of succeeding …   Useful english dictionary

  • dog's chance — Slang. little likelihood; small chance (usually used in the negative): That project didn t have a dog s chance of succeeding. [1900 05] * * * …   Universalium

  • dog's chance, not a —  No chance whatsoever …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • not have a dog's chance — (not) have a dog s chance informal to not have any chance of doing something that you want to do. He hasn t a dog s chance of getting that job. (usually + of + doing something) …   New idioms dictionary

  • have a dog's chance — (not) have a dog s chance informal to not have any chance of doing something that you want to do. He hasn t a dog s chance of getting that job. (usually + of + doing something) …   New idioms dictionary

  • not have a dog's chance — not have a ˈdog s chance idiom to have no chance at all • He hasn t a dog s chance of passing the exam. Main entry: ↑dogidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • not a dog's chance — no chance at all. → dog …   English new terms dictionary

  • Have a dog's chance — have no chance …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • have a dog's chance — Australian Slang have no chance …   English dialects glossary

  • not a dog's chance — no chance at all …   Useful english dictionary

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