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pigs might fly

UK humorous saying (US pigs can fly) said when you ​think that there is no ​chance at all of something ​happening: "I'll have ​finished it by ​tomorrow." "And ​pigs might ​fly!"
(Definition of pigs might fly from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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