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Meaning of "a chance in a million"



 
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Meaning of "a chance in a million" #1 (permalink) Tue Dec 19, 2006 18:27 pm   Meaning of "a chance in a million"
 

English Idioms and Expressions, Advanced Level

ESL/EFL Test #3 "Lucky Alex", question 3

This horse in all honesty didn't have a snowball's chance in hell of winning.

(a) a chance in a million
(b) a chance worth taking
(c) a chance of success
(d) a chance of a lifetime

English Idioms and Expressions, Advanced Level

ESL/EFL Test #3 "Lucky Alex", answer 3

This horse in all honesty didn't have a a chance in a million of winning.

Correct answer: (a) a chance in a million
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"a chance in a million" is it correct?

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Meaning of "a chance in a million" #2 (permalink) Tue Dec 19, 2006 20:17 pm   Meaning of "a chance in a million"
 

Hi Mahboube

Yes, "a chance in a million" is the correct answer. If you have a chance in a million of winning something, your winning is so unlikely that it's as if you have no chance at all.

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