"to stand a chance"
to have a possibility or a hope of success
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Two teammates are talking ...
Teammate 1: Well, there's only five minutes left in the game and we are down by five points.
Teammate 2: Do you think there is a possibility that we can win the game?
Teammate 1: I believe we stand a chance if we play really hard and smart.
Two students are talking ...
Student 1: Did you put in your application in for Harvard?
Student 2: I did but I don't think there is really any hope that I'll get in.
Student 1: Why is that?
Student 2: My grade point average is only 3.0.
Student 1: You don't stand a chance!
Standing a chance is what kept him moving forward with the project.
1) Big Corporations own the Patent industry, the little guy doesn't stand a chance!
2) What you did in the past was silly and reckless, you still stand a chance. The most important thing is honesty.
3) I stand a chance against a guy without a gun if my life is in danger.
4) Obama does not stand a chance.
5) You do not stand a chance trying to hand register it yourself.
6) You might stand a chance to gain that domain name.
7) On a level playing field the 4s still does not stand a chance against a "real" camera.
8) All of the excuses any of us make don't stand a chance against this serious disease.
9) Do I stand a chance to gain entry into medical school?
10) Our youth don't stand a chance without people like you making others aware of what is happening in these neighborhoods.
11) Stock up on firearms and gear up with survival supplies so maybe we stand a chance if our government turns on us and tries taking us out of our homes.
12) If I was someone else, I'd stand a chance with you. Something being me will not allow.
13) Nothing of this nature stands a chance of seriously influencing the course of our history
14) I think he stands a chance, I mean he is a proven great leader.
15) She stands a chance of getting a job, only when she loses her defeatist mindset.
16) The one thing that stands a chance of scuppering our calculations is if the population is split into isolated groups.
17) He stands a chance if he tries to rewrite the rules of the game.
18) They wanted to make something that stood a chance of going into production when they were tapped by industry experts.
19) Your cancer was aggressive and fast and your body never stood a chance.
20) But then, you were so stubborn I don't think I would have stood a chance.