ghost of a chance

Ghost of a chance
If something or someone hasn't got a ghost of a chance, they have no hope whatsoever of succeeding.

The small dictionary of idiomes. 2014.

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  • Ghost of a Chance — is a Hardy Boys novel.Jake Jumper Herman was a thief whose exceeding riches were lost in a vast forest. As coincidence has it, a memoir of Herman is being filmed in Bayport. The Hardys then find out someone is after Herman s treasure, and he, or… …   Wikipedia

  • ghost of a chance — very little, (not even) the smallest chance He doesn t have a ghost of a chance to finish the book in time for his class …   Idioms and examples

  • ghost of a chance —    If something or someone hasn t got a ghost of a chance, they have no hope whatsoever of succeeding.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • Ghost of a chance —   If something or someone hasn t got a ghost of a chance, they have no hope whatsoever of succeeding …   Dictionary of English idioms

  • ghost of a (chance, etc.), not the —  Not the faintest (chance, etc.) …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • not a ghost of a chance — (not) a ghost of a chance if someone does not have a ghost of a chance, they are not at all likely to succeed. Against competition like that, they didn t have the ghost of a chance of winning. (sometimes + of + doing something) …   New idioms dictionary

  • (a) ghost of a chance — (not) a ghost of a chance if someone does not have a ghost of a chance, they are not at all likely to succeed. Against competition like that, they didn t have the ghost of a chance of winning. (sometimes + of + doing something) …   New idioms dictionary

  • a ghost of a chance — a poor chance, not likely to happen    That car doesn t have a ghost of a chance. It s too slow! …   English idioms

  • not a ghost of a chance — very little, (not even) the smallest chance He doesn t have a ghost of a chance to finish the book in time for his class …   Idioms and examples

  • I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance with You — is a 1932 song composed by Victor Young, with lyrics written by Ned Washington and Bing Crosby.Notable recordings*Bea Wain (1939) *Lee Wiley (1951) *Ella Fitzgerald Digital III at Montreux (1979), Easy Living (1986) *Frank Sinatra The Voice of… …   Wikipedia

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