Examples of unlikely in a Sentence
He was an unlikely candidate for the position.
A big city seems like an unlikely place to find wildlife.
I received support from an unlikely ally.
Recent Examples of unlikely from the Web
An unlikely duo have formed a mother-and-son bond, changing their lives for the better.
Vikander, a former ballerina with a petite frame and delicate old-world features, is an unlikely Croft, the digital embodiment of teen male fantasies from the game consoles of the 1990s.
Trump's remarks appeared unlikely to snuff out the negotiations, which mainly involved top congressional leaders and their aides – not the president or his White House deputies – and have largely steered clear of the explosive immigration issue.
This could present a tall order for Waymo, which only has 16 hours to make its case to a jury that is unlikely to be familiar with the intricacies of automated vehicle engineering.
However, some meteorologists disagree with the prediction saying that the chance of a nor’easter happening is unlikely.
Although several music lawyers expressed hope that this represents a first step toward canceling the project, that seems unlikely, partly because the Institute would be reluctant to be seen as caving to outside pressure.
Error 5 China's global solar leadership is unlikely to be seriously threatened by Donald Trump's tariffs on solar panels because the country - not the U.S. - is the world's biggest market for such panel, says Bloomberg New Energy Finance.
See some very confused and delighted HQtie reactions to the potential, albeit unlikely, HQ Obama sighting, below.
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