stand a chance of

idiom

Definition of stand a chance of

: to have a possibility of (succeeding or winning) The team stands a chance of doing well this year. I think she stands a good chance of winning the election. often used in negative statements She stands no chance of winning.

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“Stand a chance of.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stand%20a%20chance%20of. Accessed 14 Jun. 2021.

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