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Have the possibility of success or victory:‘he is still in with a chance of winning the dance competition’
- ‘All question papers must be returned by September 1 to be in with a chance of claiming one of the prizes.’
- ‘By the last couple of rounds we were in with a chance.’
- ‘If other results go their way then they could still be in with a chance to make the play-offs.’
- ‘We've got numerous people who are in with a chance of winning a medal.’
- ‘He insisted that he was in with a chance of reaching the second round.’
- ‘"I knew I might have been in with a chance, but never expected to win," he added.’
- ‘Just bring a carload of friends and try your hand at the clues to be in with a chance to win a prize.’
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