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not have a (snowball's) chance in hell
To be completely impossible or incredibly unlikely; to have no chance whatsoever. Usually followed by "of." As a Democrat, you won't have a snowball's chance in hell of winning an election in this part of Texas. We don't have a chance in hell of catching up to their score.
not have a snowball's chance in hell
To have absolutely no possibility of succeeding, coming to pass, or achieving something. You don't have a have a snowball's chance in hell of passing this class—you only came to it three times all semester!
not have a ˌsnowball’s chance in ˈhell (of doing something)(informal) have no chance at all of doing something: Look at this traffic! I’m afraid we haven’t got a snowball’s chance in hell of getting to the airport in time. OPPOSITE: a sporting chance
This idiom refers to the belief that hell is a place of fire.