half a chance

half a chance

Any opportunity to do something (usually something that one would eagerly do). You have to take that job—I certainly would if given half the chance! I would go back to my childhood in a second if given half the chance—my adult responsibilities are so overwhelming.
See also: chance, half

half a chance

the slightest opportunity. informal
1970 Nina Bawden The Birds on the Trees Give her half a chance and she'll make you think black's white.
See also: chance, half