fifty-fifty chance

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fifty-fifty chance

An equal chance of one of two results occurring. Refers to a 50% probability. When I flip this coin, there is a fifty-fifty chance that it will land on heads.
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The front end of the curve is firmer as the market has not been dissuaded from rate cut expectations by the FOMC's "hawkish ease." But, the easing has been moved back, with only about a 50-50 chance for a September cut, but a 1.875% rate is fully price in by November.
Bangladesh, Team Manager, Khaled Mahmud stated Mahmudullah is a vital player of the team and there will be 50-50 chance of him playing against India.
Unai Emery believes Arsenal have a "50-50 chance" of reaching the Europa League semi-finals despite taking a 2-0 lead into Thursday's second leg against Napoli.
Imee Marcos on Wednesday expressed a 50-50 chance to pursue her senatorial bid.
LAHORE -- The Pakistan Olympic Association (POA) believes there is only a '50-50 chance' that the accreditations of the new officials of the Pakistan hockey team will be confirmed for the Commomwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia in April.
There's a 50-50 chance that President Rodrigo Duterte will veto the approved bill that seeks to give free college education in state universities and colleges (SUCs) as well as in local colleges this school year.
He explained: "They're giving him a 50-50 chance of returning to full strength, which from where we were isn't actually that bad.
Lucy Ferns, who is now nine, was only given a 50-50 chance of survival.
Dr Brown told the Press Association: "I think we have got a 50-50 chance of salvaging the most important antibiotics but we need to stop agriculture from ruining it again."
Simon Walker, director general of the Institute of Directors, believes there is a 50-50 chance that British voters will opt to leave the EU.
SpaceX has given the test landing a 50-50 chance of success, and it is uncertain when the outcome will be made public.
Given a choice between a "safe" treatment that is highly likely to keep the patient alive for 18 months (but no longer) and a treatment that has a 50-50 chance of adding either three years or none, 77% of the cancer patients studied chose to "swing for the fences."
My good lady wife and kids love TV's latest big game show with a random 50-50 chance to win a million quid on Simon Cowell's new show, Red Or Black.
Town operations director Ann Hough lodged the request with the Football League back in March, although she confirmed it's still only a 50-50 chance Lee Clark's side will be at home when the new season starts on Saturday, August 6.
"I was given a 50-50 chance that I would carry Gabriella full term and only a 50-50 chance of delivering her, it was an awful pregnancy.