**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** — 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

**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