a snowball's chance in hell

Something that has no likelihood of happening or succeeding: “Your proposal is too radical — it has a snowball's chance in hell of being approved.”


Nearby words

  1. a punta d'arco,
  2. a quo,
  3. a rolling stone gathers no moss,
  4. a shares,
  5. a sizes,
  6. a soft answer turneth away wrath,
  7. a star,
  8. a stitch in time saves nine,
  9. a streetcar named desire,
  10. a supply

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