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sporting chance

noun [S] uk   us  
If there is a sporting chance that something good will happen, it is possible that it will happen: It's not definite that they'll accept our offer, but there's a sporting chance.
Translations of “sporting chance”
in Chinese (Traditional) (可能)成功的機會…
in Chinese (Simplified) (可能)成功的机会…
(Definition of sporting chance from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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