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fighting chance

noun [S] uk   us  
a small but real possibility that something can be done: If we can raise enough money, there's a fighting chance (that) we can save the project.
Translations of “fighting chance”
in Chinese (Traditional) 成功的一線可能, 一線生機…
in Chinese (Simplified) 成功的一线可能, 一线生机…
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