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 likelyI 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 15 Jan. 2021.

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