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Synonyms for fair chance

a reasonable probability of success

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Give me a fair chance," said the beggar valiantly, "and I'll fight you all at once.
Shut your eyes, and swallow your adulterated wife as you swallow your adulterated sugar--and, I tell you again, you are one of the few men who can try the marriage experiment with a fair chance of success.
Macallan's house suggested that he had not endured my long absence very patiently, and that he was still as far as ever from giving his shatt ered nervous system its fair chance of repose.
There were also some who dropped their veils over their charms; but, as the Wardour Manuscript says these were fair ones of ten years standing, it may be supposed that, having had their full share of such vanities, they were willing to withdraw their claim, in order to give a fair chance to the rising beauties of the age.
He had never had a fair chance, poor little fellow, she would say.
Phebe is a brave, bright lass, and shall have a fair chance in the world, if we can give it to her, so that if she ever finds her friends they need not be ashamed of her.
Altogether, I had a fair chance to see some of the inner workings of a Highland clan; and this with a proscribed, fugitive chief; his country conquered; the troops riding upon all sides in quest of him, sometimes within a mile of where he lay; and when the least of the ragged fellows whom he rated and threatened, could have made a fortune by betraying him.
20 (ANI): Former Chairman of Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) Pahlaj Nihalani on Wednesday said every film should get fair chance of screening.
I am a fighter, I wanted to fight for my spot but I need a fair chance and if someone lets you know on deadline day that you don't have that feeling it's a fair chance, what can you do?
Expressing his views on the occasion, Syed Mazhar Hussain said, 'The PTCL Hajj scheme for employees is a step in the right direction to provide fair chance to undertake this sacred journey on company's expense.
I think it would be fair to say Thomas will have a fair chance to an exit next year.
On the idea of restricting the pilgrimage to once in a lifetime, another source added it is to ensure that all desirous people get a fair chance to undertake the journey.
Senators Tammy Baldwin (D-WI), Sherrod Brown (D-OH), and Rob Portman (R-OH) in introducing the Fair Chance Act, which would prohibit federal employers and contractors from asking a job applicant about his or her criminal history until the final stages of the interview process.
Caption: Giving Ex-Offenders a Fair Chance at Employment
I JOINED the Labour Party because I saw them as the best vehicle for creating a better society and the best way to campaign to give everybody a fair chance.