in with a (shot/chance)

Meaning(s)

1. have a good possibility of doing something

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be in with a shot/chance of getting a promotion

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To be in with a shot or in with a chance means that you are in the running competitively or that you may have the opportunity to do something or be chosen for something. To be in with a chance or in with a shot means there is good potential or a high possibility you will succeed in your goal.

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  1. The coach told me that if I kept working hard, I'd be in with a chance of making the team.
  2. You have to get good exam results to be in with a chance of getting into a good university.

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  1. I wouldn't rule Steve out of the running for the promotion. He may not be that experienced, but he's well liked. Honestly, he's in with a shot.
  2. We may not be favourites, but we're in with a chance of winning that order. Let's hope things work out in our favour!

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