- half a chance
- or[a half chance] {n.} An opportunity; a reasonable chance. * /Just give yourself half a chance and you will quickly get used to your new job./

*Dictionary of American idioms.
2013.*

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**half\ a\ chance**— • half a chance • a half chance noun An opportunity; a reasonable chance. Just give yourself half a chance and you will quickly get used to your new job … Словарь американских идиом**half a chance**— ► half a chance informal the slightest opportunity. Main Entry: ↑half … English terms dictionary**half a chance**— or[a half chance] {n.} An opportunity; a reasonable chance. * /Just give yourself half a chance and you will quickly get used to your new job./ … Dictionary of American idioms**half a chance**— informal the slightest opportunity given half a chance, he can make anything work … Useful english dictionary**half a chance**— informal the slightest opportunity. → half … English new terms dictionary**given half a chance**— given half a/the chance informal if someone would do something given half a chance, they would certainly do it if they had the opportunity. He d steal from his own grandmother, given half the chance. Given half a chance I d leave this job today … New idioms dictionary**given half the chance**— given half a/the chance informal if someone would do something given half a chance, they would certainly do it if they had the opportunity. He d steal from his own grandmother, given half the chance. Given half a chance I d leave this job today … New idioms dictionary**given half a chance**— allowed any opportunity. Given half a chance, most writers would rather talk about a project than work on it. Usage notes: also used in the form give someone/something half a chance: If we give Geoff half a chance, he could paint that kind of… … New idioms dictionary**given half a chance**— phrase used for saying that someone or something will do something if they get the opportunity I showed what I could do last year, given half a chance. Thesaurus: to want to do somethingsynonym Main entry: half … Useful english dictionary**give somebody half a chance**— give sb/sth half a ˈchance idiom to give sb/sth some opportunity to do sth • That dog will give you a nasty bite, given half a chance. Main entry: ↑chanceidiom … Useful english dictionary