chance would be a fine thing

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Definition of chance would be a fine thing

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!

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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 23 Sep. 2021.

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