on a wing and a prayer

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Definition of on a wing and a prayer

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: without much chance of success She took the job on a wing and a prayer.

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“On a wing and a prayer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/on%20a%20wing%20and%20a%20prayer. Accessed 9 Aug. 2022.

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