within the bounds of possibility

within the bounds of possibility

Possible. You worked so hard this semester that I think an A is within the bounds of possibility.
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References in classic literature ?
Thus may this puzzling phenomenon be explained, unless there be something over and above all that one has ever conjectured, seen, perceived, or experienced; which is just within the bounds of possibility.
As he went, he reflected that Flora must now be a woman of near his own age, and it was within the bounds of possibility that she was married; but this dishonourable doubt he dammed down.
So gradual were the changes, however, that Adrienne did not note them, and accustomed as she had been to the existence, the presence, the love of this one being, and of this being only, to her the final separation scarce seemed within the bounds of possibility.
At the same time, I find it hard to believe that a successful invasion of this country is within the bounds of possibility.
So far we are within the bounds of possibility, are we not?
Weller struck his open palm emphatically with his clenched fist, and winked pleasantly on Miss Tomkins, the intensity of whose horror at his supposing it within the bounds of possibility that there could be any men on the premises of Westgate House Establishment for Young Ladies, it is impossible to describe.
I have tried to engage in my profession in the best way possible and within the bounds of possibility at all of the media outlets I worked to ensure that people have access to accurate news and information and diverse commentary.
So although there is no absolute proof that these two groups of men met in no man's land on 25 December 1914, it is certainly well within the bounds of possibility.
It was quite within the bounds of possibility for him to play 18 holes without hitting a fairway or a green in regulation and still card a bogeyfree round.
At this point, with the inventory cycle in play (ie with industry re-stocking likely to have some or all of its course), we have to recognise that a quarter of negative growth being shown at some stage during 2010 is well within the bounds of possibility.
And, after being invited to spend a few days checking out the sights and sounds of Sin City, I can report that much of what happens in the film is well within the bounds of possibility.
It is within the bounds of possibility that Obama is beginning a new chapter in the long running relationship between Islam and the Christian and Jewish worlds.
rather than picking up and supporting existing proposals which are based on considered research and may lie just within the bounds of possibility.
Like Rangers, Livingston have lost just once in the league and it is well within the bounds of possibility that situation will remain unchanged this evening.