slim chance

noun

: a small possibility
There's still a slim chance that we can win.

Examples of slim chance in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Having successfully presented himself as the only possible alternative to Netanyahu, Gantz attracted the majority of left-wing voters, who were willing to accept his timid views on Palestinian statehood in return for the slim chance of replacing the incumbent prime minister. Aluf Benn, Foreign Affairs, 18 Apr. 2019 Now of course this is a very, very slim chance that northern lights will be seen over Ohio, but conditions are looking good for a significant aurora show to occur somewhere on Earth this weekend. Dean Regas, The Enquirer, 10 May 2024 Buffett notes in his annual letter this year that there is a slim chance of a purchase that can be huge for Berkshire due to its size. Bill Stone, Forbes, 25 Feb. 2024 Workers at small, unregulated mines like Ms. Forero, who still use dynamite sticks to open tunnels, have a slim chance of finding the emeralds that can change someone’s destiny. Astrid Suárez, The Christian Science Monitor, 14 Mar. 2024 With a slim chance of making the playoffs, the Vikings are turning back to veteran quarterback Nick Mullens for Sunday’s season finale against the Detroit Lions. Dane Mizutani, Twin Cities, 3 Jan. 2024 Saturday and Sunday will be dry and cool, and while there is a slim chance of rain north of Point Conception in southwestern Santa Barbara County over the weekend, the forecast for the region looks clear and cold. Nathan Solis, Los Angeles Times, 11 Jan. 2024 The space agency issued a statement in response to a November report from GB News, which stated that 2007 FT3 had a slim chance of hitting Earth in 2024. Bradford Betz, Fox News, 8 Jan. 2024 To avoid even that slim chance, there are relatively simple steps anyone can take to avoid bed bugs. Brooke Borel, Scientific American, 13 Oct. 2023

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“Slim chance.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/slim%20chance. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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