Definition of not a dog's chance in English:

not a dog's chance

phrase

  • No chance at all.

    ‘you wouldn't have a dog's chance’
    ‘a month ago I didn't give him a dog's chance’
    • ‘There is not a dog's chance of that happening.’
    • ‘He says, ‘They are not to blame, they have not a dog's chance - we should be like them if we settled here.’’
    • ‘The Government did aim at that objective, but it has now had to acknowledge that there is not a dog's chance of meeting it.’
    • ‘There is not a dog's chance of the country recovering to the top half of the organisation within a decade.’