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within the bounds of possibility

Possible. You worked so hard this semester that I think an A is within the bounds of possibility.
See also: bound, of, possibility, within

leave open the possibility of something/doing something

to not prevent something from happening The spokesman left open the possibility of another meeting before the Israeli leader left Washington.
Usage notes: also used with that: His retirement leaves open the possibility that a new judge will be appointed this year.
Related vocabulary: leave something open
See also: leave, of, open, possibility