a shot in the locker

a shot in the locker

A remaining chance to attempt something. You can't give up on your grade now—you still have a shot in the locker with your extra credit assignment! I know funding is dwindling, but the boss has a close relationship with the Director of Grants. Maybe that's our shot in the locker. Please tell me we still have a shot in the locker that could salvage this presentation.
See also: locker, shot
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