stand a show

stand a show
have a chance, have the possibility of -

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • stand\ a\ show — • stand a chance • stand a show n. phr. To have a possibility or opportunity; be likely to do or get something. Fred doesn t stand a chance of being elected. We stand a good chance of seeing Mary at the party …   Словарь американских идиом

  • stand a show — phrasal see stand a chance …   Useful english dictionary

  • show — [shō] vt. showed, shown or showed, showing [ME schewen < OE sceawian, akin to Ger schauen, to look at < IE base * (s)keu , to notice, heed > L cavere, to beware, OE hieran, to HEAR] 1. to bring or put in sight or view; cause or allow to… …   English World dictionary

  • show your face — informal phrase to go somewhere where other people will see you, especially when they might not want you to be there I don’t know how Sarah can show her face around here after what she did. Thesaurus: to arrive in a place, or to enter a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • stand\ a\ chance — • stand a chance • stand a show n. phr. To have a possibility or opportunity; be likely to do or get something. Fred doesn t stand a chance of being elected. We stand a good chance of seeing Mary at the party …   Словарь американских идиом

  • stand a chance — phrasal or stand a show : to have a likelihood or possibility he doesn t stand a chance with the champion * * * I [usu. with negative] have a prospect of success or survival his rivals don t stand a chance II see chance …   Useful english dictionary

  • stand a chance — or[stand a show] {n. phr.} To have a possibility or opportunity; be likely to do or get something. * /Fred doesn t stand a chance of being elected./ * /We stand a good chance of seeing Mary at the party./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • stand a chance — or[stand a show] {n. phr.} To have a possibility or opportunity; be likely to do or get something. * /Fred doesn t stand a chance of being elected./ * /We stand a good chance of seeing Mary at the party./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • Stand-up comedy — is a style of comedy where the performer speaks directly to the audience, with the absence of the theatrical fourth wall . A person who performs stand up comedy is known as a stand up comic, stand up comedian or more informally stand up. It is… …   Wikipedia

  • Stand Up to Cancer — (SU2C) is a charitable program of the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF) established by media, entertainment and philanthropic leaders who have been affected by cancer. SU2C aims to raise significant funds for translational cancer research… …   Wikipedia

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