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slim chance

A very small possibility. There's a slim chance that the computer will reboot as normal, but it's much more likely that we'll have to reinstall the operating system. It's only a slim chance that we'll make the plane, at this rate. We may need to book new tickets.
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slim chance

a slight chance; a small chance. There is a slim chance that I will arrive on Monday, but Tuesday is more likely.
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Rather than offer a straightforward album of cover versions the Lane connection consists of covers of Careless Love and The Poacher with eight self penned songs that share the loose, slung together attitude of Slim Chance.
The 2012 version of Slim Chance, which plays the Hare and Hounds in Kings Heath, Birmingham on October 25, pays due respect to Ronnie's inimitable amalgam of Tamla Motown, acoustic folkie arrangements and Faces-style rock.
Ronnie Lane led several versions of Slim Chance - Gallagher & Lyle and a post-Wings Henry McCullough were once members.
Visitors to the Portsmouth brewery were encouraged to write postcards to executives asking for the dismissal of Slim Chance and the return of Blonde Ale.
I think it has a better than slim chance in the market.
We still have a slim chance of making the play-offs but we must beat Newcastle home and away.
These are just a few of the weight-loss schemes highlighted by author and childhood-obesity expert Frances Berg in the 15th annual Slim Chance Awards.
That decision left open the slim chance that the stem cells came from an egg that had retained its original DNA.
PA officials are not optimistic about a revival of the peace process and give the new government only a slim chance of reviving talks with Israel, with PM Sharon having Bush's virtually full support (see Arabs-Israel).
women's lack of "formal access" to postcoital contraception, the slim chance that medical abortion would become available and the possible threat to the availability of legal abortion.
Although there is only a slim chance that the proposed regulations win not become effective, taxpayers currently contemplating a restructuring of their businesses should be cautious about forming single-member LLCs until the regulations are finalized.
Craft brewer Redhook Ale Brewery (Nasdaq: HOOK) has pulled it off, delivering Slim Chance, an uncompromising light ale with the full-bodied flavor of a craft brew.
Just to cap a wretched few days, his failure to cling on to the chance offered by Ian Bell in England's second innings fatally sunk any slim chance the Aussies had of turning around the Third Test.
She said the LPA has slim chance to intensify into tropical cyclone as it is expected to dissipate soon.
Ronnie Wood joined Jagger, Richards and co and Ronnie Lane abandoned big-time rock for a farm in Shropshire and a new musical Respected: Ronnie vision in the form of his own band, Slim Chance.