in with a chance of

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of in with a chance of

British, informal
used to say that someone has a possibility of doing something
  • The challenger may not have much experience, but I still think he's in with a chance of winning.

Word by Word Definitions

chance play
  1. : something that happens unpredictably without discernible human intention or observable cause

  2. : the assumed impersonal purposeless determiner of unaccountable happenings : luck

  3. : the fortuitous or incalculable element in existence : contingency

  1. : to take place, come about, or turn out by chance : happen

  2. : to have the good or bad luck

  3. : to come or light by chance


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