fighting chance
noun Date: 1889 a chance that may be realized by a struggle <
the patient had a fighting chance to live
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  • fighting chance — ► NOUN ▪ a possibility of success if great effort is made …   English terms dictionary

  • fighting chance — {n. phr.} A chance that necessitates struggle and courage; a slim chance. * /The doctor told the family that Jack had a fighting chance to recover./ * /Our business lost a lot of money, but we have a fighting chance to stage a comeback./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • fighting chance — {n. phr.} A chance that necessitates struggle and courage; a slim chance. * /The doctor told the family that Jack had a fighting chance to recover./ * /Our business lost a lot of money, but we have a fighting chance to stage a comeback./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

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  • fighting\ chance — n. phr. A chance that necessitates struggle and courage; a slim chance. The doctor told the family that Jack had a fighting chance to recover. Our business lost a lot of money, but we have a fighting chance to stage a comeback …   Словарь американских идиом

  • fighting chance — noun : a chance that may be realized by a struggle : a possible but not easy chance the patient had a fighting chance to live …   Useful english dictionary

  • fighting chance — fight′ing chance′ n. a possibility of success following a struggle: He barely has a fighting chance to get well[/ex] • Etymology: 1885–90 …   From formal English to slang

  • fighting chance — noun A possible good outcome in spite of significant struggle. This essential medicine will give him a fighting chance against the disease …   Wiktionary

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