even chance

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Noun1.even chance - an unpredictable phenomenoneven chance - an unpredictable phenomenon; "it's a toss-up whether he will win or lose"
fortune, hazard, luck, chance - an unknown and unpredictable phenomenon that causes an event to result one way rather than another; "bad luck caused his downfall"; "we ran into each other by pure chance"
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From all which he satisfied himself, that as he had every day a chance of this happening, so had he more than an even chance of its happening within a few years.
I backed the arrival of McClaren because he's a good coach, but Ashley and his scouts must give the guy an even chance.
So irrespective of whether you are a skeet or a trap shooter, you stand an even chance of winning as the format of competition is such," he added.
There's a better than even chance he could be asked to play.
However, facing resistance from Germany, there is only an even chance it will buy government bonds, a poll found last week.
Let me do what's necessary to get right with the law," there's a better than even chance that many Arkansans would have given her the benefit of the doubt.
Closing the Opportunity Gap: What America Must Do to Give Every Child an Even Chance OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
The rating agency predicted the country's debt pile would continue to rise because of the capital needs of its banks, burned by their exposure to crisis-wrecked Greece, and said it saw an even chance of default.
England have an even chance, particularly now that Wayne Rooney is available again.
This time I'll just have to chance my arm wherever and whenever I can and see what happens when I go to the games - I might even chance my arm with some of the media boys but unfortunately I've had no offers.
deliberately designed to protect their residents from the uncertainties of daily existence: falling property values, vandalism and petty theft, random violence, and even chance encounters or unplanned conversations with persons unlike oneself" (p.
There's a reasonably even chance of a neutron star or a black hole.