slim to none

idiom

: almost none
"What are their chances of winning?" "Slim to none."

Examples of slim to none in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web With one or two exceptions, the chances of Republicans flipping a House seat in heavily Democratic Broward are slim to none. Steve Bousquet, Sun Sentinel, 15 June 2024 The prospects of such a law passing Congress are slim to none. Nina Totenberg, NPR, 14 June 2024 As long as Israeli troops are in Gaza, the chances of regaining momentum in the indirect Israeli-Saudi dialogue mediated by the Biden administration are slim to none. F. Gregory Gause Iii, Foreign Affairs, 7 Nov. 2023 According to more than one thread on Reddit, your chances of booking a reservation even the instant a batch of them is released on Resy, at 9 A.M. each day, are slim to none. Hannah Goldfield, The New Yorker, 18 Mar. 2024 With nearly 12% growth needed in less than a year, the chances CMS will meet that benchmark are slim to none. Rebecca Noel, Charlotte Observer, 22 Feb. 2024 The odds of anyone making it into the NBA are slim to none. Hannah Dailey, Billboard, 16 Feb. 2024 The path for Trian or Blackwells to secure enough shareholder votes at the April 3 meeting to unseat incumbent board members is slim to none. Cynthia Littleton, Variety, 7 Feb. 2024 The prospect of coming up with enough shelters and homes to meet the need seems slim to none, at least in the near future. Michael Smolens, San Diego Union-Tribune, 27 Oct. 2023

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“Slim to none.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/slim%20to%20none. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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