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fighting chance

fighting chance

Date: May 26 2016

Themes: Celebrity, Music


1. Quote - Listen to the quote and guess what the slang means.

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“I don’t honestly believe that that’s my purpose, to shape the world in my image. I think my purpose is to give the world a fighting chance.”

Rapper OG Maco, speaking about the influence he would like his music to have on the world (npr.org)


1. Definition - Study the definition.

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possibility of success after a lot of effort

2. Use - Learn how the slang is used.

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Sometimes, it is hard to succeed. In fact, there has probably been a situation in your life where you felt like success was impossible! Maybe, you were taking an extremely difficult class, and did not think you would pass. Maybe, you were trying to get a better job and were having trouble getting interviews. In situations where the odds seem like they are against us, putting in extra effort can give us a fighting chance.

A fighting chance is a possibility of being successful after doing a lot of work. For example, you would have a fighting chance of passing that difficult class if you studied hard and did all the assignments. Rapper OG Maco hopes that his music will give the world a fighting chance to be better. He wants his music to inspire people to try harder to create good changes in the world.

Can you think of a time when you had a fighting chance of success?


1. Examples - Hear some example sentences.

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“They have a fighting chance to win the match if they train hard enough.”

“If you study every night, you’ll have a fighting chance of passing the exam.”

“That promotion at work should give us a fighting chance at finally buying a house!”


1. Winners - See who guessed the slang definition correctly.

khitrova.t chance to win how a result of intensified fight
by khitrova.t
a2020 Chance to try your best.
by a2020

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Every motivated person has a fighting chance if an attempt is enough strong and persistent.

02:03 PM Jul 28 2016 |




fighting chance

02:45 AM May 30 2016 |




If you succeeded once after having a fighting chance never stop and never warm your arrogance and ego, otherwise you are going to loose your motivation and willing of self improvement.

03:39 PM May 26 2016 |

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jolefrancaisSuper Member!


Definetly I would have a fighting chance to be fluent if I keep studying english everyday. 

03:14 PM May 25 2016 |

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