A reasonable chance of winning or succeeding: I’ll give you a sporting chance
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- In other words, extra-time will last either 15 or 30 minutes and the side which concedes a golden goal will, at least, be given a sporting chance of fighting back.
- This way you can write and send your postcards on the day you arrive, so that you have at least a sporting chance of them arriving back home before you do.
- If we can reproduce last Sunday's performance then there's a sporting chance that we will resurrect our league aspirations against what prior to last Sunday seemed to be mountainous odds.
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Syllabification: sport·ing chance
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