have a chance in hell


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)

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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 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

  • 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

  • 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 snowball's chance in hell — (not) have a snowball s chance in hell to have no chance at all of achieving something. With those grades she hasn t a snowball s chance in hell of getting into college. (usually + of + doing something) …   New idioms dictionary

  • have a snowball's chance in hell — {v. phr.} To be condemned to failure; enjoy a zero chance of success. * /Pessimists used to think that we had a snowball s chance in hell to put a man on the moon; yet we did it in July, 1969./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • have a snowball's chance in hell — {v. phr.} To be condemned to failure; enjoy a zero chance of success. * /Pessimists used to think that we had a snowball s chance in hell to put a man on the moon; yet we did it in July, 1969./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • have\ a\ snowball's\ chance\ in\ hell — v. phr. To be condemned to failure; enjoy a zero chance of success. Pessimists used to think that we had a snowball s chance in hell to put a man on the moon; yet we did it in July, 1969 …   Словарь американских идиом

  • snowball’s chance in hell — n. a very poor chance. (Usually in the negative.) □ She doesn’t have a snowball’s chance in hell of getting it done on time. □ I know I don’t have a snowball’s chance in hell, but I’ll try anyway …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • not have a snowball's 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