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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.
See also: chance, slim

slim chance

a slight chance; a small chance. There is a slim chance that I will arrive on Monday, but Tuesday is more likely.
See also: chance, slim
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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."
Here are the worst of the 15th Annual Slim Chance Awards from last year's weight-loss crop.
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.
It may be a shot with a slim chance of even hitting the rim, but the Pilipinas Warriors are setting their sights on a Paralympics stint.
8 (BNA): The Meteorological Directorate at the Ministry of Transportation and Telecommunications forecast a cloudy weather today with a slim chance for scattered rainfalls at times.
RUSSELL SLADE reckons Cardiff have a slim chance of making the play-offs - but insists slim could be back in town.
She said the LPA has slim chance to intensify into tropical cyclone as it is expected to dissipate soon.
He had a new musical vision - in the form of his own band, Slim Chance.
It is a joy that a slim chance and a fat chance amount to the same thing" - Broadcaster and playwright Sandi Toksvig.
However, with the current crop of players they must have a slim chance. Whatever is happening behind the scenes is not working, whether that's Maradona's fault or political interference only the Argentinian FA know.
Redhook Ale Brewery is now offering Slim Chance, a beer that it calls "an uncompromising light ale with the full-bodied flavor of a craft brew" and only 125 calories.