not have an earthly chance
Also, stand no earthly chance. Have no chance whatever, as in She doesn't have an earthly chance of getting into medical school, or Bill stands no earthly chance of winning the lottery. The use of no earthly in the sense of “no conceivable” dates from the mid-1700s.
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With chemotherapy, her doctors give her at least an 80 percent chance of survival.
At the moment, the only chance I get is when I go do Late Night with Seth Meyers.Coffee Talk with Fred Armisen: On ‘Portlandia,’ Meeting Obama, and Taylor Swift’s Greatness|Marlow Stern|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Is there any chance the potential 2016 hopeful will stand up to the right and embrace paid sick leave?
Do those things," he said, "and you'll have half a chance of being successful.
My younger, straighter-than-an-arrow son was stopped and arrested in two separate jurisdictions a few years ago.
If you throw away this chance, you will both richly deserve to be hanged, as I sincerely trust you will be.The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club, v. 2(of 2)|Charles Dickens
They will reach you by the hands of Mr. Mackenzie, a worldly-minded Scotch merchant, but honest as to earthly things.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
Life is represented as struggling to free herself from the gross earthly forms that cling to her.Women in the fine arts, from the Seventh Century B.C. to the Twentieth Century A.D.|Clara Erskine Clement
And if an earthly father would act thus wisely and thus kindly, "how much more your Father which is in Heaven?"God and my Neighbour|Robert Blatchford
Instead of giving you a chance to say, "He has made a mistake," he forced you to say, "He has shown how to get out of a mistake."Music-Study in Germany|Amy Fay