chance would be a fine thing

chance would be a fine thing

informal A phrase used in reference to something that seems unlikely to happen. Michael asking me to the dance? Oh sure, chance would be a fine thing!
See also: chance, fine, thing

chance would be a fine thing

People say chance would be a fine thing when there is almost no possibility of doing something they might like to do. She asked if I was going to get married. Chance would be a fine thing! boe2002
See also: chance, fine, thing