chance would be a fine thing

idiom

British, informal
used to say that something good or desirable is not likely to happen
This candidate promises to solve all the country's financial problems in six months. Chance would be a fine thing!

Dictionary Entries Near chance would be a fine thing

chancewise

chance would be a fine thing

chanchito

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“Chance would be a fine thing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chance%20would%20be%20a%20fine%20thing. Accessed 27 Nov. 2022.

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