not have a hope in hell (of doing something)

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not have a hope in hell

To have no possibility of succeeding, coming to pass, or achieving something. They don't have a hope in hell of getting into the playoffs this year.
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not have a hope in hell (of doing something)

To not have any chance at all of doing or achieving something. With that giant supermarket opening up across the street, our little grocery store won't have a hope in hell of staying open. You think you can beat me? Ha! You don't have a hope in hell.
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not have a hope in hell

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COMMON If someone or something does not have a hope in hell, there is no chance that they will be successful. Everybody knows they haven't got a hope in hell of forming a government anyway. The marriage didn't have a hope in hell.
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not have a ˌhope in ˈhell

(informal) not have any chance at all: You haven’t got a hope in hell of winning the race — you’re far too slow!
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