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half a chance

Definition of half a chance in English:

informal The slightest opportunity: given half a chance he can make anything work
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  • This pair could intellectualise anything - the teapot, the toast rack, even the toast dust on our breakfast table, if I gave them half a chance - so I don't.
  • Given half a chance, she's rabbiting passionately about cultural strategies, architectural policies and the thorny problem of getting teenage girls into sport.
  • But sick children have only half a chance to be cured six months after birth.
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