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fat chance

informal
used to say that you certainly do not think that something is likely to happen: "Perhaps they'll invite you." "Fat chance (of that)!"
Translations of “fat chance”
in Chinese (Traditional) 不大可能,希望渺茫…
in Russian вряд ли…
in Turkish zayıf bir olasılık, pek mümkün değil, olası görünmüyor…
in Chinese (Simplified) 不大可能,希望渺茫…
in Polish nigdy w życiu…
(Definition of fat chance from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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