fighting chance


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fighting chance

n.
A chance to win but only with a struggle: had a fighting chance to recover.

fighting chance

n
a slight chance of success dependent on a struggle

fight′ing chance′


n.
a possibility of success following a struggle: He barely has a fighting chance to get well.
[1885–90]
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"I would that he had a fighting chance," said John Harned, facing the ring to see the second bull come in.
I can do is to handcuff the fellow and wait till morning if he won't go quietly; and he'll be a fool if he does, while there's a fighting chance."
Fricke and Bjerre gave their team a fighting chance after scoring the 5-1 that put Belle Vue in front for the first time, before an Ipswich 4-2 in Heat 14 sent the meeting into a last-heat decider.
Europa League, Group B CELTIC want to make the most of their "fighting chance" of Europa League progression, reckons Ryan Christie.
For a fighting chance of picking a winner, look no further than the world of boxing on Saturday.
BUSINESS owners have urged the Welsh Government to give small traders in Wales a "fighting chance" by matching the rate relief offered to firms in England.
Gordon, 58, from Luncarty in Perthshire, said: "I'm not belittling cancer but I thought at least if I had cancer I might have a fighting chance."
But the Saints will know how important this game against Everton is as well, they need to win it to give themselves an ever better fighting chance of staying up.
Banning political dynasties in the proposed Bangsamoro autonomous region would give it a 'fighting chance' to grow alternative leaders and strengthen their political parties, the dean of Ateneo School of Government stressed on Thursday.
Every baby deserves a fighting chance and thats what the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act is all about.
Humble is a protege of the Fighting Chance gym and is looking for his fifth successive unbeaten performance this weekend, which would considerably help his chances of gaining a Northern Area featherweight title scrap.
Fighting chance THERE is a lot of myth surrounding the Second World War.