on the off chance


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Related to on the off chance: not in the least, pay a visit, raring to go, give rise to, along the line

on the off chance

because of a slight possibility that something may happen or might be the case; just in case. I went to the theater on the off chance that there were tickets for the show left. We didn't think we would get into the football game, but we went on the off chance.
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on the off chance

because it is possible but unlikely I bought a first edition of the book on the off chance that it might be valuable someday.
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on the off chance

see under on the chance that.
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on the off chance

In the slight hope or possibility.
See also: chance, off, on