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anything can happen

Any outcome is possible. The game's not over yet, so try not to be so pessimistic—anything can happen.
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anything can/might ˈhappen

used to say that it is not possible to know what the result of something will be: ‘There’s no way we’re going to win this match!’ ‘How can you be so sure — anything can happen!’
See also: anything, can, happen, might
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Anything could happen to that child within that 10 minutes and there is no one there to protect them.
Ellie Goulding - Anything Could Happen A teaser of her upcoming new album Halcyon, Anything Could Happen is a triumphant tune from Ellie Goulding.
As already acknowledged, anything could happen today.
If we focus on getting there, anything could happen in the quarters.
CHAMPIONS TROPHY NATHAN HAURITZ believes that the unpredictable nature of limited-overs cricket means that anything could happen in Australia's Champions Trophy semi-final clash against England.
Making paper aeroplanes might, just, be deemed safe enough but anything could happen in a game of marbles or conkers.
They told us to get out from the building, because, probably, I don't know, anything could happen.
It was 1-1 at Old Traf ford in September, but anything could happen here.
Scorsone's support for Bill C-6 "was strongly based on the fact that without this flawed legislation, the alternative is a vacuum on reproductive technologies in which anything could happen.
She made PJ feel like anything could happen, as if life was something that you just invented as you went along and none of the old rules mattered.
Prognosis: Anything could happen, but DeGeneres knows it's got to be funny.
The heart of DICE's multiplayer games is the frenetic, unpredictable nature of the sandbox experience, where anything could happen at any moment, and that's what we're bringing to the core of Battlefield: Bad Company's single-player campaign, said Karl Magnus Troedsson, senior producer at DICE.
We knew anything could happen today if we didn't play our best because we'd lost in the semifinals each of the last three years,'' junior Devon Borisoff said.
Still, analysts said until Comcast officially withdraws its offer, anything could happen.