off chance


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Related to off chance: defer to, at the outset

off chance

n.
A remote or slight chance: The sun was shining, but I brought an umbrella on the off chance that it might rain.

off chance

n
1. a slight possibility
2. on the off chance with the hope: on the off chance of getting the job.
References in classic literature ?
Long before they reached it they had been guided by the huge fire the natives had built in the center of a hastily improvised BOMA, partially for warmth and partially to keep off chance lions.
Most luring may begin pitchers Mike Minor and Lance Lynn on the off chance that they demonstrate solid and dependable as the season wears on.
YOU take your camera everywhere on the off chance Of snapping that one still to end all other stills Sometimes you take a longer break in Spain or France Most weeks you go along the coast or to the hills You like having a hobby that shows off some skill You are completely self taught, you have never been To any class or camera club for fear they'll kill Your natural aperture and feel for a scene You've got over a thousand shots of Jesmond Dene But why are there no people in your photographs?
Presently on the off chance that you wish to make business then you need to site for your business.
| WORCESTER: 1.45 Spice Hill, 2.15 Featherintheattic, 2.45 Full Of Joy, 3.15 Dorkas, 3.45 Handmaid, 4.15 Up To The Mark, 4.45 Divine Folly, 5.15 On The Off Chance.
GARRY OWEN NEWSBOY 2.15 - SMILING LADY 2.50 - NEWTON TONIC 3.25 - RIME AVEC GENTIL 4.00 - KEPPOLS HILL 4.35 - ONE TERM 5.10 - ON ALERT 5.40 - MISTER W K 2.15 - ON THE OFF CHANCE 2.50 - NEWTON TONIC 3.25 - RIME AVEC GENTIL 4.00 - KEPPOLS HILL 4.35 - AHYAKNOWYERSELF 5.10 - ON ALERT 5.40 - POWERMAKER GARRY OWEN 2.15 - SMILING LADY 2.50 - NEWTON TONIC 3.25 - RIME AVEC GENTIL 4.00 - KEPPOLS HILL 4.35 - ONE TERM 5.10 - ON ALERT 5.40 - MISTER W K NEWSBOY 2.15 - ON THE OFF CHANCE 2.50 - NEWTON TONIC 3.25 - RIME AVEC GENTIL 4.00 - KEPPOLS HILL 4.35 - AHYAKNOWYERSELF 5.10 - ON ALERT 5.40 - POWERMAKER
Dark Promise, the 6-4 favourite, flattered to deceive on her outside before she faded out of contention, with the well-backed Fontley and last year's winner Off Chance claiming minor honours.
"Thieves will not break in to simply look round a vehicle on the off chance, but they will do so when items are left in full view.
Off Chance can provide the white-hot Tim Easterby operation with another winner at Ripon.
SELECTIONS CHEPSTOW: 2.20 Rojo Boy, 2.50 Stef And Stelio, 3.20 Set To Go, 3.50 Advertise, 4.20 The Hague, 4.50 Il Portico HEXHAM: 6.35 Mountskip, 7.05 Sambelucky, 7.35 The Ferbane Man, 8.05 Basford Lass, 8.35 The Kealshore Kid, 9.05 Montana Gold HUNTINGDON: 6.20 Domino Dancer, 6.50 Sarahs Gift, 7.20 Noble Request, 7.50 Roodolph, 8.20 Tikram, 8.50 Midnight Gold LINGFIELD: 2.30 Its You Again, 3.00 Fromthebeginning, 3.30 Ravi River, 4.00 Sheer Force, 4.30 Sir Mozart, 5.00 Roybuoy, 5.30 Great Bounder RIPON: 2.10 Satin Love, 2.40 Orpen Wide, 3.10 Yashrid, 3.40 OFF CHANCE (NAP), 4.10 Park's Prodigy, 4.40 Jay's Treaty, 5.10 Kellys Eye DOUBLE: Off Chance and Yashrid
Is it possible that on the off chance of us experiencing rainfall again in Bahrain that this and other drainage grids around the country are cleaned before the rains?