on the off chance

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Definition of on the off chance

used to talk about something that might happen or be true but that is not likely I called his office on the off chance that he would still be there, but he had already left.

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“On the off chance.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/on%20the%20off%20chance. Accessed 6 Jul. 2022.

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