not have a chance in hell


not have a chance in hell
(not) have a chance/hope in hell to have no chance at all of achieving something.

She hasn't a hope in hell of passing these exams.

(usually + of + doing something)

New idioms dictionary. 2014.

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  • not have a chance in hell — not have a (snowball s) chance in hell not have any possibility. It quickly became clear that I didn t have a snowball s chance in hell of finding my lost wallet. Usage notes: sometimes used in the form have no chance in hell Etymology: based on… …   New idioms dictionary

  • not have a hope in hell — To have no hope at all • • • Main Entry: ↑Hell * * * not have a hope in hell phrase to have no chance of achieving something I don’t think there’s a hope in hell of these targets being achieved. Thesaurus: likely to failsynonym …   Useful english dictionary

  • not have a hope in hell — (not) have a chance/hope in hell to have no chance at all of achieving something. She hasn t a hope in hell of passing these exams. (usually + of + doing something) …   New idioms dictionary

  • not have a hope in hell — to have no chance of achieving something I don t think there s a hope in hell of these targets being achieved …   English dictionary

  • not have a cat in hell's chance — (informal) To have no chance at all • • • Main Entry: ↑cat not have a cat in hell s chance see under ↑cat1 • • • Main Entry: ↑Hell * * * not have a cat in hell’s chance british informal …   Useful english dictionary

  • not have a cat in hell's chance — (not) have a cat in hell s chance British to have no chance at all of achieving something. Thay haven t a cat in hell s chance of getting over the mountain in weather like this. (usually + of + doing something) …   New idioms dictionary

  • have a chance in hell — (not) have a chance/hope in hell to have no chance at all of achieving something. She hasn t a hope in hell of passing these exams. (usually + of + doing something) …   New idioms dictionary

  • not have a hope (in hell) (of doing something) — not have a ˈhope (in ˈhell) (of doing sth) idiom (informal) to have no chance at all • She doesn t have a hope of winning. Main entry: ↑hopeidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • not have a cat in hell's chance (of doing something) — not have/stand a cat in ˈhell s chance (of doing sth) idiom to have no chance at all Main entry: ↑catidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • not have a cat in hell's chance — British informal to have no chance at all of doing something We don t have a cat in hell s chance of changing her mind …   English dictionary