Definition of not a hope (in hell) in English:

not a hope (in hell)


  • No chance at all.

    ‘he hasn't got a hope in hell of winning next year’
    • ‘Apparently the lads have been practising in my absence and now think they are pretty handy - good luck boys, not a hope.’
    • ‘Almost crushed by the label of the tour's greatest choker, she has been written off by her critics and supporters alike -a lovely woman but not a hope of winning an important title.’