against all odds

idiom

: despite success being very unlikely
He was able to do it, against all odds.

Examples of against all odds in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But against all odds, the longtime creative partners managed to shepherd a middle chapter that either matches or exceeds the trilogy starter in every direction. Brian Davids, The Hollywood Reporter, 21 Feb. 2024 Since then, the film has been positively dancing through life, releasing new cast updates regularly and starting production to be not just one but two films that actually exist, against all odds. Vulture, 12 Feb. 2024 Even in the wake of the most brutal attack in Israel’s history, its people, against all odds, remain optimistic. David Harsanyi, National Review, 25 Jan. 2024 Time and time again wine creates a simple yet unbreakable bond between man and land against all odds of incompatibility. Ani Duzdabanyan, Los Angeles Times, 22 Dec. 2023 From one standpoint, a Dolphins victory would come against all odds. Chris Perkins, Sun Sentinel, 12 Jan. 2024 Sickeningly attractive, extremely athletic and, against all odds, not a jerk. Amy Kaufman, Los Angeles Times, 4 Jan. 2024 Later in his youth, he was struck by polio and once again overcame the affliction against all odds. Timothy H.j. Nerozzi Fox News, Fox News, 23 Dec. 2023 Opportunity is limited, but against all odds, these two men found it and are now trying to share it with others. Thomas Curwen, Los Angeles Times, 14 Dec. 2023 See More

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“Against all odds.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/against%20all%20odds. Accessed 29 Feb. 2024.

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