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English definition of “on a wing and a prayer”

on a wing and a prayer

If you do something on a wing and a prayer, you do it hoping that you will succeed, although you are not prepared enough for it: With scarcely any funding and a staff of six, they were operating on a wing and a prayer.Hoping and hopefulnessPotential
(Definition of on a wing and a prayer from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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