fighting chance Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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"fighting chance" in British English

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fighting chancenoun [S]

uk   us  
a ​small but ​realpossibility that something can be done: If we can ​raise enough ​money, there's a ​fightingchance (that) we can ​save the ​project.
(Definition of fighting chance from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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fighting chancenoun [C usually sing]

 us   /ˈfɑɪ·t̬ɪŋ ˈtʃæns /
a ​small but ​realpossibility of ​success: Doctors gave him a fighting chance to make a ​completerecovery.
(Definition of fighting chance from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “fighting chance”
in Chinese (Simplified) 成功的一线可能, 一线生机…
in Chinese (Traditional) 成功的一線可能, 一線生機…
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