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.
We must give it a fighting chance to grow alternative leaders and strengthen political parties,' he added.
Every baby deserves a fighting chance and thats what the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act is all about.
FERGIE is making a comeback with his old mentor Ronnie Rowe at the Fighting Chance gym in Felling.
BOXING returns to Ashington with a bang on Saturday as Fighting Chance host a bill fea turing not one but two North East derby title fights.
The shift means that the sci-fi show can avoid Strictly Come Dancing for the first time in aeons - and has a fighting chance of actually getting the teatime slot it was designed to occupy.
00) will still leave his side with a fighting chance of escaping a Middle 8s scrap with the top four Championship clubs in just over two months' time.
STAR mare Annie Power has a fighting chance of making it to Cheltenham after tests revealed her injuries are not as bad as trainer Willie Mullins had anticipated.
Muscatine, Iowa (AP) -- Fighting Chance Solutions, a five-week-old Muscatine company, has already garnered national and international attention for its product, The Sleeve.
Kilmarnock hitkid Mark O'Hara reckons picking up training ground tips will give him a fighting chance of nailing down a first-team slot.
The little girl who swore she was "never going to quit, never, never," now has a fighting chance to live.