You had your chance to solve it on your own.
He hung up before I had a chance to end the call.
What a chance those girls have missed!
All I want is a chance to speak my piece.
Well, we finally have the chance to be alone.
I mean, one you have a chance of winning.
You may not have another chance to ask me what you want to know.
I considered taking the chance of phoning from the comfort of my apartment but realized the foolishness of taking such a chance.
Today, we discover things like "Wellbutrin helps people stop smoking" through chance and dumb luck.
Worst of all, she had probably ruined any chance she had with him.
Dusty and Talon rose, Talon taking the chance to launch himself at Dusty.
"Fat chance," he retorted.
The evening was young and she had ruined his chance to spend it with Mary.
It is as if I were glad of a chance to take advantage of his being alone and despondent!
Why should she give Brandon the chance to reject her again?
She would determine which case had the best chance of success.
Any chance you have a contact number?
It isn't everybody who gets a chance to see your Land of the Gabazoos.
He is perhaps the sanest man and has the fewest crotchets of any I chance to know; the same yesterday and tomorrow.
It's only two blocks, and it gives me a chance to wake up.
"He'll kill me when he has the chance," Jule said.
She didn't want to jump into marriage with a man she hardly knew, but she didn't want to chance loosing him, either.
Let's pick her while we have the chance, before the man with the star comes back.
Surely the gods of chance have favored my brilliance!
I'll ask leave to go to the front, this may be my only chance of seeing the Emperor.
I thought maybe you were giving me the chance to say no - giving me a chance to save my pride.
How about it if I give you a chance to put your public straight?
If Howie drops into ten or twenty minutes of anyone's life, chance are all he sees is them picking their nose, reading a book or working.
It sounded like a good chance to get away from this house and the memories for a while.
There's a chance it might be the vehicle we're looking for.
It gives everyone a chance to make her case and be heard.
It seems worth while, however, to quote from some of her chance bits of writing, which are neither so informal as her letters nor so carefully composed as her story of her life.
There goes our chance to play mother.
That quiet walk home was her chance to relax - that and a good book.
I never got the chance to pick up his.
That said, the suggestions of the twenty-five-year sales veteran wouldn't stand a chance against Amazon.
There was no chance of becoming romantically involved with him.
We have one chance to save humanity.
It gave Betsy and me the chance to be man and wife.
A wise man will not leave the right to the mercy of chance, nor wish it to prevail through the power of the majority.
There's no chance some of the memory is still there?
Suvorov couldn't manage them so what chance has Michael Kutuzov?
"Despite my great respect for old Kutuzov," he continued, "we should be a nice set of fellows if we were to wait about and so give him a chance to escape, or to trick us, now that we certainly have him in our hands!
It was a unique chance to show his devotion to the Emperor and he had not made use of it....
Giddon had barely left the yard on Diablo and Lisa instantly recognized it as a chance to investigate the building.
I didn't think I had a chance of getting someone like you to sit for me.
She liked to feel the cat purr; and if by chance she felt a dog in the act of barking, she showed great pleasure.
"Chance created the situation; genius utilized it," says history.
He leaned his elbows on the table with his pen in his hand and, evidently glad of a chance to say quicker in words what he wanted to write, told Rostov the contents of his letter.
"I cannot inform Your Majesty at what o'clock the battle began at the front, but at Durrenstein, where I was, our attack began after five in the afternoon," replied Bolkonski growing more animated and expecting that he would have a chance to give a reliable account, which he had ready in his mind, of all he knew and had seen.
A truce was Kutuzov's sole chance of gaining time, giving Bagration's exhausted troops some rest, and letting the transport and heavy convoys (whose movements were concealed from the French) advance if but one stage nearer Znaim.
The offer of a truce gave the only, and a quite unexpected, chance of saving the army.
There are many stories of his getting to know an officer in just such a chance way and attaching him to himself!
Again so-called chance accompanies him.
With no shade, there was little chance for rest.
Cassie, your father should be the one to tell you this, but since you're not likely to give him the chance, I'll tell you.
Perhaps a female voice would offer less chance of a connection to our other calls.
Julia and Rachel never missed a chance to tease her about her nonexistent relationship with Brandon.
I want to meet that man whom I despise, so as to give him a chance to kill and laugh at me!
"You go ahead, Zakhar!" shouted Nicholas to his father's coachman, wishing for a chance to race past him.
It is natural for a man who does not understand the workings of a machine to imagine that a shaving that has fallen into it by chance and is interfering with its action and tossing about in it is its most important part.
Any chance you could get his ear?
They understood giving any credibility to a hint of the existence of a psychic tipster adversely affected their ultimate chance for a conviction.
I hadn't a chance to fill Betsy in on my conversation Frank Vasapolli and was anxious to do so.
Knowing the players in this game of chance is certainly taxing.
They'd like to search the LeBlanc's place on the off chance our boy broke in there too and maybe got careless.
If Darian lost his focus and disappeared again, he suspected it'd be another week before he had a chance to sleep.
"So, you never gave yourself a chance to be happy?" she surmised.
It wasn't merely chance that Bordeaux had found her.
I did not have a chance to finish my letter yesterday.
Now we have a real chance at nailing him with the information I gave After.
Prince Andrew noticed, however, that though what happened was due to chance and was independent of the commander's will, owing to the tact Bagration showed, his presence was very valuable.
In April the troops were enlivened by news of the Emperor's arrival, but Rostov had no chance of being present at the review he held at Bartenstein, as the Pavlograds were at the outposts far beyond that place.
And I said, "I should have known you had I met you by chance," and I thought to myself, "Am I telling the truth?"
Though he concealed the fact under a show of irritation and contempt, he was evidently in despair that the sole remaining chance of verifying his theory by a huge experiment and proving its soundness to the whole world was slipping away from him.
"It seems that even in the next world only the gentry are to have a chance!" remarked one.
"You think he went off just by chance?" said a comrade, who was on the staff that evening, to the officer of the Horse Guards, referring to Ermolov.
There'll hardly be another such chance to fall on a transport as today.
Even if they do not know for what purpose they are fattened, they will at least know that all that happened to the ram did not happen accidentally, and will no longer need the conceptions of chance or genius.
And by chance an escape from this dangerous position presents itself in the form of an aimless and senseless expedition to Africa.
Chance forms the characters of the rulers of France, who submit to him; chance forms the character of Paul I of Russia who recognizes his government; chance contrives a plot against him which not only fails to harm him but confirms his power.
She had to get into that building and find out if there was any chance of a relationship with Yancey.
Think of the possibilities if by the remote chance Howie is envisioning the past!
Given the chance, Martha would have yelled as well, obviously agreeing that suggestion wasn't feasible.
With each tip we give there's further chance someone will start stringing them together.
It killed me not to use the chance to rub their noses in the fact I beat them to the punch on this!
There's a good chance they'll spot him.
Any chance then Howie will come home?
What's been set into motion can't be stopped, but you at least have a chance if you have her.
Chance puts the Duc d'Enghien in his hands and unexpectedly causes him to kill him--thereby convincing the mob more forcibly than in any other way that he had the right, since he had the might.
There was a good chance that human-Deidre was dead by now anyway.
Any guard might arrest him, but by strange chance no one does so and all rapturously greet the man they cursed the day before and will curse again a month later.
The destination of the path remained a burning mystery, but Tammy innocently tossed fuel on the flames with a chance comment one day while they were watching television.
I was annoyed at the bickering that followed as it was counterproductive to any chance of long time success.
I thought he would jump at a chance to devote more time to experimentation even if it wasn't as broad as he wished.
"I'll get the car started," Howie said as he beat a hasty retreat outside, thereby ducking any chance of interrogation and leaving behind four bewildered minds, seething with curiosity.
"Any chance you might start up again later, if we're assured all the threats are eliminated?" he asked.
But by some strange chance no one perceives this.
Napoleon himself is no longer of any account; all his actions are evidently pitiful and mean, but again an inexplicable chance occurs.
If only she could have one more chance.
When the spasms passed, she turned to the man she had nearly killed... the man who had helped give her that second chance.
He didn't really get the chance.
So you want to get out of here before I get the chance?
Does that mean you're giving me another chance?
The world's our atlas if we have the guts to flip a coin and take a chance.
He recognizes you can't physically stop him; otherwise you would have when you've had the chance.
We just had to do the most good possible while we had the chance.
I unwearyingly followed the three to that horrid mall and waited for my chance.
My stomach knotted with the knowledge this might be our last chance.
At least then we'll stand half a chance if the vamp goes ape-shit crazy.
She couldn't help thinking her life had been wasted and hoped she still had a chance to make it up to the one person who mattered.
There's no chance of that now, is there?
We'll have one chance to rip his hideout open and… Sofia watched them walk away, alone and cold.
He'd said she had a chance not only to leave, but also to help save Gabriel's life, if she did exactly as Darkyn said.
You turn down a chance to kill the Dark One?
Gabriel had been, and she was furious at herself for not taking him more seriously and for choosing to accept Darkyn's deal instead of taking a chance with Gabriel.
Did it make her a bad person for wanting the best chance at life?
That slim chance you leave here becomes no chance.
He was in love with a ghost and unwilling to take a chance on you.
I won't let you think there's a chance this isn't real or permanent.
You will never have a chance with Gabriel, even when you win your deal.
I can follow the threads, but no one else can, and there's always the chance that something unexpected gets caught up in them.
Those skills give me a small chance of leaving, he reminded her.
You weren't about to take a chance that you lose her, Gabriel said, sounding baffled.
She deserves a chance.
"To have a second chance with you," Deidre answered softly.
"When you thought I was dying, you weren't willing to take a chance," Deidre added sadly.
You both have a chance to make it right.
You have that chance now.
But I'm the only one who has a chance to try.
You have a chance to save yourself.
If it does, wouldn't you rather take a chance to owe me than be in debt to Darkyn?
"You were right yesterday about saying I wouldn't take a chance," he started.
I didn't take a chance on you for the reason you think.
You were so close to the end, we couldn't take a chance.
You just have to give it a chance.
Several days ago, she would have jumped at the chance.
I'm just asking for the chance, from both of you, to make things right.
"Like I couldn't …" she placed a hand over his heart "…even the first day, when I thought I had a chance to leave.
Deep down, I convinced myself we might have a chance for custody of Martha.
"There goes any chance of college," Dean said.
If someone tampered with the real bones, we don't want to give them a chance to clean up whatever they might have left behind.
She said she'd try and call when she got the chance.
The bones—there's a chance they belonged to a man who may have gotten a high school girl pregnant.
That's where the stream is directed, although there's a fair chance of getting soaked anywhere.
And you never had a chance to talk to Billy.
I think there's a good chance it was either her or Fitzgerald.
You never did get your chance to talk to him about it.
I gave you a chance, didn't I?
The chance of anyone believing the story was practically nil.
She answered her own question before he had a chance.
I'm going to take a chance and go.
There's less chance of some sort of set up if we're both there.
There's a chance the offer for the mine was completely innocent—simply someone who was legitimately interested in The Lucky Pup and then changed his mind.
I'm taking another chance telling you, you know.
He would have killed me if I'd given him half a chance.
Somewhat, but I had to take the chance that they would be accepted as props and leave it at that.
But then the little girl Martha came forward and changed everything before I had a chance.
Besides, there was a good chance Billy would never see what Fitzgerald retrieved.
I took that chance.
Ralph warned me, but when I insisted, he figured if we stuck together Blackie wouldn't get away with doing anything—wouldn't have a chance before we left the next day.
Why go back into the mine after all these years and take the chance of swapping the bones and getting caught?
The demon would leave nothing to chance, especially not the claiming of his mate.
You've got one chance.
"I knew Darkyn could give me a second chance with you," she said.
She'd broken the rules from the time-before-time for a chance with Gabriel.
She never thought she had a chance of losing this round.
He didn't give her the reassurance she sought about whether or not they had a real future together, and she brokered a deal with the Dark One in a desperate attempt to ensure she had a chance with Gabriel.
Andre confirmed that her tumor was gone, which meant they had a chance at a healthy relationship.
"You're afraid of being hurt and not willing to take a chance," Rhyn assessed.
Maybe, just maybe, it was okay to take a chance.
I think it starts with us giving each other a chance.
Then, he'd stop throwing up barriers and give this Deidre a chance.
For taking a chance on me.
I cared about you and the humans enough to interfere and give you a second chance.
All I wanted was a chance with you.
"My only regret is that I didn't save the human you sacrificed when I had the chance," he responded in the same tone.
Our path won't be easy, but we didn't spend thousands of years trying to be together not to take the chance we have now.
For the first time in their history, they stood a real chance of turning a sordid love story into a pure one.
He wasn't about to lose her or the chance to build a life with the woman he'd loved for tens of thousands of years.
I blew my chance and now I may have destroyed yours.
Well, Mrs. Barnett, here's your chance to talk to your father-in-law – if you can fit a word in edgewise.
She'd made a decision in front of him, one that warned him this might be his last chance to reveal his secret.
For example, before you ran into her in the mortal world, there was a ninety seven percent chance you would've killed her the first time you met.
You don't want to give yourself a second chance to think it over.
"Is your name Gabriel by chance?" she ventured.
You now have a thirty five percent chance of succeeding.
She ran as fast as she could, knowing it was her only chance.
Fifty percent chance of that now.
There's an eighty two percent chance he'll kill you, if you're not behind those walls, the man replied.
On paper, they had a ninety percent chance of surviving the operation.
Do you have a headache by chance?
She'd been freaked out by the in-between place and wanted him to wait until they reached their destination before he had a chance to panic.
Gabriel didn't like past-Deidre and wasn't willing to give her a chance.
The tumor is still growing, which means there is still a chance at cognitive deterioration.
Gabe gave him no chance to run or fight but snatched his neck.
"Depends. Are we talking a five percent chance of success or a ninety nine?" she returned.
"I can't handle the chance that I might or might not have hope," she replied.
You tear me away from the only stability I have in my life, expect me to change my view on the entire world overnight, reject me and now, you're asking me to take a chance on something you can't guarantee.
I notice that there's only a one percent chance I get to make the decisions.
What would it take for you to trust me enough to take a chance?
If Tamer didn't find the tidbit of history from the time-before-time about forced soul extraction, the plan was never going to have more than a five percent chance of working, even with Wynn.
They had a journey to make together before they were in a functional relationship, but they'd never have that chance, if he didn't find a way to buy them all time.
Do you want me to take the one percent chance?
Even if … even if you don't want me, I want that chance.
And a chance with Gabriel.
"One percent chance my ass," she muttered.
There was no guarantee Gabriel wanted her, but she'd have a chance.
Deidre needed that chance with him.
She quickened her pace, not wanting to end up the dinner of some demon before she had a chance to try to plan an escape.
"This will not provide much comfort, but Darkyn was your only real chance of living," he added.
Do what the demon says and almost have a fifty percent chance of surviving.
Disobey him and I have like, a ten percent chance.
You might have a better chance if you tell him you're you.
He will know before you have a chance to kiss him, she said, her fury building.
I sacrificed everything for the chance you would bring us together!
He'd always hoped Rhyn would have another chance, that Hell was a place to stash the dangerous immortal until the world was ready for him.
But if I don't make him dead-dead, there's a good chance this is the fate of the human world.
"I'll give him a second chance," she continued.
Gabriel wondered if even a mate and a second chance could help him.
Rhyn was being given a second chance, and Gabriel hoped he killed Sasha before the sands in the hourglass were gone.
No offense, but I'm under the impression the others didn't have a chance to object.
Her only chance at safety was across a swath of broken glass.
She bathed in the unisex shower room, grateful for the lukewarm water and the chance to scrub herself down and assess the damage.
"It's not like I have a chance to call you when you disappear," she pointed out.
"Everyone deserves a second chance, even you, you jackass," she responded.
There really was no chance of it.
He felt dread knot in his stomach at the sign she wasn't going to give Rhyn yet another chance.
She relaxed and sank into the soft leather seats of the Town Car, telling herself she was being granted a chance to be normal.
As the two stared each other down, she wasn.t sure who had the better chance of winning: Gabriel, an Immortal sworn to serve Death, or Darkyn, the leader of all the demons in Hell.
She didn.t fit in; they made it clear every chance they could, just as their leader did.
But, if he could get some use out of him before it came time to kill him, he might have a better chance of protecting Katie.
A tremor of fear went through her, and Ully crept closer, as if she had half a chance of defending them.
Sasha also knew the Code Kris was bound by: those who came in good faith would be given the chance to prove it.
Have you had a chance to test the immunity blood Sasha brought?
Her draw was not as consuming as Katie.s, which meant she.d have a much better chance of surviving if not every demon and Immortal was drawn to her.
Grimly, she realized he may never have the chance, if Gabriel was ordered back for her.
Have you seen Ully by chance?
He had one chance to make a safe life for her and their … hatchling.
I think you have a better chance of being accepted by the Immortals if you.re not my mate.
By chance, have you seen—
Maybe there was a chance he could leave Hell and come back to Kris.
Jade saw his chance of returning to his ex-lover.s side disappear.
"Yes, though Kris said I have to wait for him to wake up and give him a chance to defend himself," Rhyn replied.
I took a chance, and it paid off.
Given her first chance to rest in over two days, she sighed, exhausted and irritated at having to dig her own clothing out of a box.
That there was a better chance of her selling art if she painted something no one else on earth could imagine?
I've come to offer you the chance to escape, so long as you take me to a … to a spaceship.
The chance for physical harm was too great.
At least he gave her the chance to go down fighting.
You want me … to walk away from everything I know, my family … I knew it was possible, but I didn't think I'd have a chance to go home at all … but still, I couldn't leave a whole planet to die!
He'd begun to think he'd lost any chance he had at keeping her.
Ne'Rin didn't plan on giving her any chance to live.
Or would the fact that she never gave him an answer to stay or go make him unwilling to give her a second chance?
Besides, if you don't take a chance in life, all the best opportunities will pass you by.
The highway department would periodically close the road and, using explosive devices, create slides in a controlled condition, lessening the chance for a surprising and perhaps deadly run loosed by nature on the unsuspecting below.
It's time you gave someone else a chance, Cynthia said with a winning smile that offered him little room to maneuver.
With all the activity over the holidays, Dean hadn't had a chance to hit the beautiful slopes of nearby Telluride.
There goes any chance of Mr. and Mrs. Dean doing any hugging and squirming tonight, Dean thought.
I haven't seen my boy in over a year and I hardly got a chance to say more than 'hi' before she scooted him downstairs.
I haven't had a chance with Bird Song packed like a sardine can.
God has given me a second undeserved chance at happiness!
I suppose if she has a chance to get lucky, she should jump on him, so to speak.
Look, at least give it a chance.
He too was troubled to distraction by Shipton's presence, enough to pass up such an obvious chance to pull Fred's leg.
"At least then you may get a chance to see your son more often," Dean offered.
Fred didn't have a chance to bellyache at the compromise before the phone interrupted.
Maybe it was left up there to implicate you, but there's a good chance it was just plain dropped by accident.
It'll give you a chance to telephone to Cynthia, too.
"Edith Shipton doesn't have a chance against you," he replied.
Maybe that'll give us a chance to talk to her.
Dean wondered how Effie would accept the final chapter of Annie's diary, once he had a chance to share it with her as Cynthia had promised.
We don't get much chance to turn the old clock back.
There's a good chance Donnie is finally about to get some psychiatric help— help a long time coming.
There's a real good chance he'll be living with us!
The doctor thinks there's a good chance he may even get over the speech problem in time.
It looked like young Donnie had a chance at life, in a home where love was in residence, instead of hatred and desperation.
Don't be stupid and take the chance!
Granted, Shipton was taking a slight chance, but a mighty slim one.
Now there was a chance she didn't kill herself.
Jackson said, I think we should stay away from populated areas, the forest is our best chance to stay hidden.
It's not as if he had a chance of getting by her.
I am so sorry about that, but you never would have given me a chance if you knew from the beginning.
They were both quiet for a moment, and then Sarah said, "Will you please give me a chance to prove that this isn't as bad as you think."
Panic set in, and he wanted to beg right there, but knew he needed to get a grip to have any chance with her.
Jackson could not help but feel she had decided to let her guard down and give him a chance.
Elisabeth opened the door before Jackson had a chance to ring the bell.
Maybe Sarah was right and he should give Elisabeth a chance to explain why she let this happen.
Jackson decided to take a chance she might be there.
I went by your house and took a chance I might find you here.
I'm sure Sarah has something prepared on the off chance you'll be there.
I think your best chance of winning Miriam over is if I talk to her.
You won't be given another chance to find her.
He was terrified, yet knew he must hide his strength if they were to have any chance.
But every dime spent on the house meant that much less she could invest in the dairy - and the dairy was the one thing that stood a chance of stimulating her anemic savings account.
I cheated him out of his chance at a good education?
If you don't want him, why don't you throw him back so she can have a chance at catching him?
The excitement at the coop had cost Alex his chance to watch a birth, but he accepted the loss in good humor.
I thought we might have a chance to talk a little.
No, it was mere chance that he was looking at her while he spoke to Katie.
Sure. It kept you're mind so busy that you're hands didn't get a chance to write.
Was there a chance for them - if she was willing to wait?
But I wouldn't want to take a chance on losing you.
It would be encouraging him - indicating there was still a chance.
She screamed, racing for the tree and knowing she didn't have a chance of outrunning the dog.
Somewhere, somehow, everyone had to release themselves to chance.
No other regular army unit has a chance out here.
I was giving you a chance to reconsider.
She didn't know how he could take the chance of hitting her, though!
Even if she had one more chance to talk to him, she wasn't sure what she'd say.
She'd never taken a chance on a man or let herself wonder what she was missing.
At least we have a chance to start over.
Most people didn't get a second chance like we did.
She may never get the chance to tell him or to apologize for their last exchange being one of anger and frustration.
But maybe, just maybe, she'd have a second chance.
The sats would be on backup power right now, eliminating her chance of communicating without drawing the fire of the missiles.
"You may not get that chance, even if I was wrong," she said.
Rhyn listened to his brother pad away in the soft sand. He'd spent thousands of years in Hell wishing to be dead-dead. Tomorrow, he'd have his chance.
And then I saw how good his heart is. He's a train wreck, but he's honorable and capable of such good. Kris pulled me into this world and assumed I'd do what I was told like a good little human. But when I told Rhyn I wanted to leave him, he asked for another chance. It's like he woke up then and realized he wasn't in Hell anymore or trapped by his brothers' expectations.
I almost believed we had half a chance.
"You have more than half a chance," Gabe said with a chuckle.
"A human in the Immortal world doesn't stand much of a chance," Ully said.
Kiki didn't have a chance to answer before the wooden door to their prison creaked open. Rhyn's head spun as he was hauled up and dragged into a well-lit hallway. Light and shadows wreaked havoc on his sense of place and time until he hit the cool stone floor again.
Maybe we should give him a second chance.
No, but I don't think he's the same Rhyn we sent to Hell. I think he deserves a chance to make things right.
I chose to sacrifice my life so that you'd have the chance to do this, Rhyn.
I don't regret it, Rhyn. You've had the deck stacked against you. The least I could do was give you a second chance.
It has nothing to do with living in Andre's shadow your whole life and now having the chance to prove yourself, she said with a faint smile.
We wouldn't have a chance.
"I'll do whatever I must to protect the Council and Immortals. If Rhyn tries to kill Death or something stupid … " "Rhyn is the only one who has half a chance of keeping the Council together," Kiki replied.
I think we have a better chance if we go to Death's fortress.
Since I'm here, I guess it's a good thing I didn't take a chance on him.
"Everyone should find that person that makes them feel alive and have a chance with him," Katie said and rested her head against a wet branch. "I wish I'd been more willing to take that chance, too. Might've had more time with him before ending up here."
Everyone deserves a chance at happiness, Deidre. Even rich girls running empires.
It was who he was, if he gave himself the chance to realize it.
"He has a better chance of making it if you're not here," Toby said.
"Andre knew," Rhyn said quietly. "Andre always knew. It's why he didn't kill me. You ever wonder why he let me live, even after what I'd done to you? I didn't know it at the time, but he was doing me a favor. He was putting me some place safe. He knew I deserved a second chance, long before Katie, long before I realized it myself."
"But now Randy may have a chance for a baseball scholarship," she said proudly.
Hated the hot and stickies of Norfolk weather and was always after me to transfer him back to Scranton—fat chance of that—or to some bread-basket state out west.
I haven't finished but I'll tell you, I haven't met anyone who thought there was a ghost of a chance he was fooling around.
The old man opened the door with a barrage of questions, allowing Dean no chance to escape the interrogation.
There's not a chance in a million your boy was 50 miles from the drop so don't give Baratto any excuse to clam up on me.
Dean had no way of checking Byrne's mileage and if by chance he had detoured east on Interstate 84, probably 30 miles further, instead of taking the more direct south-easterly route between Scranton and Parkside.
Then he added, "There's not much chance he's the guy we're looking for."
There would be no chance of leaving Norfolk that evening.
It's not the Top of the Mark, but I may not get another chance.
If Cleary didn't want to be located, any chance of Dean doing so now he knew someone was looking for him would be next to impossible.
There's a chance Cleary is just a cheating husband and someone is chasing him down.
If it comes out later you weren't truthful with her there's a good chance you can kiss any future goodbye.
Scratch any chance of fingerprints.
Not knowing who would show presented a chance he might be recognized but as the eavesdropper wouldn't expect him to be there, it gave him an advantage.
Then she said, "If you believe there's a chance Jeff's alive you'd have to consider I might be a part of it."
I can't blow the chance, no matter how slim it is.
Although it was decades since Dean's Boy Scout days and he didn't relish the thoughts of bedding his exhausted body on the ground, he felt, in addition to saving money, his chance of running into his quarry in a camp ground was better.
While Dean held out no illusions of leading the pack through the mountains, after turning out 73 miles of rolling hills on a humid Saturday, he felt more confident of his chance of least not embarrassing himself.
You gotta admit, it gives me a lot better chance of checking out the crowds for Byrne.
At least glancing at the passing riders gave him the chance to carefully look them over.
It wasn't a common name and there was little chance it was a coincidence.
If he was here, that means there's a good chance he's still in the tour.
If it comes down to it and we need an ID later in the week, I can locate the Greek god guy and show him the picture, but I didn't want to take the chance this early.
There's still a chance he'll think it's another Pat Corbin who sounded familiar.
You were taking a hell of a chance.
No chance of that—that was another life.
What is the pre-marriage speech about... the last chance to back out?
Tell Bill – but tell him not to talk to Alex about it before I get a chance to.
Had it not been for a chance remark, Katie wouldn't have been aware of her ignorance.
Alex had written the Game and Fish Commissions in several western states, hoping for a chance at a mountain goat or sheep.
The odds were slim, but because his purpose was educational, he might have a chance.
Growing old and waking up some day to realize you're alone because you were afraid to take a chance.
The animals were hungry and they were the only things that stood a chance of taking her mind off Alex.
She should have walked away and given him a chance to think about it, instead of slapping that awful word from his mouth?
It had been so long, and the absence of intimacy was ruining any chance of salvaging their relationship.
He's a good looking man with money, and there are a lot of women out there who would jump at the chance to take him away from you.
He was asking for a second chance, but could they ever reclaim the relationship they had once enjoyed?
If she had been alone, she might have taken a chance crossing the field, but not with Jonathan.
But don't you think you betray him by not giving him a chance?
It was a reminder of what they once shared and lost — a lesson that for some things, there is only one chance.
You'll love the baby if you give yourself a chance.
Is there any chance that Lori's baby is yours?
They had another chance to build a relationship, and this time they'd do it right.
I want us to have a chance.
I won't give them that chance.
However, if attacked by Others, he preferred to level everything around them than take the chance he was the only one killed.
I know if you all stay with us, we will have less of a chance than if we're separated.
If she told him more, he might influence the paths she saw in a way that would make their slim chance of survival even slimmer.
We are here because I saw this as the only chance we really had.
You had a chance to do it in Ireland.
At some point, he'd have to snatch Yully and Charles and drag them down to the immortal world and hope they had a chance to Travel before being blasted to pieces.
They gave me a second chance.
We have a second chance now to live as we should have before.
Whether or not Jonny would ever know that same sense of peace, there was always a chance he could.
He may never have the chance to hold his own child.
I wanted Sirian to be wrong, but the attack today…I can't take that chance, Taran.
She forced herself to remember why they died, what their deaths bought - -a chance for her to live.
At long last, she saw her chance: the men had withdrawn and the path to the arena's entrance was clear.
She darted and danced away, focused on nothing but the two torches marking her chance at freedom.
I have one chance to save you, Rissa.
With Oceanan, they may have a chance.
She didn't doubt Taran's ability to defend her kingdom - -if he ever got the chance.
She admired his newfound air of command but couldn't help resenting him for having a second chance she'd never get.
But Sirian was free, which meant whatever his plan was, he would soon have a chance to act.
Old enough to defy me every chance he had.
That gave her a chance to work with the newest horse she had bought.
It will give you a chance to work with the horses and get to know them as well as the land.
It was a chance she had to take unless she wanted to spend the rest of her life being what everyone else wanted.
What she needed most was a chance to cry.
If anyone had a chance of getting Senor Medena to listen, it was Alex.
Maybe there was a chance the situation could be resolved.
Don't take his grandchild away without giving him a chance.
Would you throw that chance away?
Was there a chance to salvage their marriage?
Maybe she shouldn't have said it, but it was something he should know if they had a chance.
If it hadn't been for the way she looked at him when she thought he wasn't looking, he wouldn't have thought there was a chance to get her back.
Surely it wasn't chance that found them both in this tiny town.
She rose and opened the window, but a breeze didn't stand a chance with the forest surrounding the cabin.
Oh, he doesn't give me a chance to get lonely.
Anyway, I take a chance every time I drive it.
Justin was going to have his chance.
She was going to have her chance.
He wasn't going to give her the chance to explain.
Do you think they'd give you a chance to save that creature?
There's no chance of rabies, is there?
I still got a chance, as long as you keep renting a new girl every night.
"You've got no chance," he reminded her.
He didn't believe in coincidences or chance.
Not giving him a chance to argue, she ducked through the ropes and leapt to the floor.
She'd play his little games – as long as he didn't bite her – if it meant she had a second chance to get her hands on that necklace.
She shifted, ready to run if she had the chance.
She sensed he was giving her the chance to reject him.
Any chance they want what Jessi wants?
Then again, when would she ever get a chance to spend a night with someone who looked like him?
Xander didn't give her a chance to reconsider.
I didn't kill you when I had the chance.
We figured out the girl can Travel, and I have a feeling I know where she's headed, if she gets the chance, Damian added.
There was a slim chance they might've succeeded in making him disappear as well, had he been there.
I figured you'd want someone like Jenn: More likely to stand a chance if she fought you.
They'd have to hide forever and hope he never had the chance to snatch her cousins.
She wasn't so certain she and Xander had a chance, though, especially with Jonny waiting to pounce.
Did she want a chance with him?
You stay with us, you've got a chance.
I think he hacked into Ingrid's computer and has been waiting for his chance.
If the Original Other made it, there was a chance the Original Watcher did as well.
Xander didn't say what he wanted, that he took a chance on Jessi, but she hadn't yet decided to take one on him.
She wanted a chance with him.
The one time he took a chance on someone … "We're meeting D there," Jule said and held out one fist to Xander, the other to Darian.
She wanted a chance with him, especially after witnessing the intense emotion on his face.
It was too risky hoping she'd have a second chance with him.
"I'll take the chance," he growled and bent over Jessi once more.
He could not afford to leave anything to chance.
His course was disapproved; he was recalled and brought before the council of state, which blamed his conduct without giving him a chance to justify himself.
Watson now found that he possessed no influence with the minister, and that he had destroyed his chance of the great object of his ambition, promo - tion to a better diocese.
If by any chance wrong signals are printed or the instruments get out of phase, the sender is stopped by the receiver sending a few signals, after which both type-wheels are again set to zero and correspondence continued.
But Charles Charles Albert, who, whatever his faults, had a generous Albertre- nature, was determined that so long as be had an news the army in being he could not abandon the Lombards War, and the Venetians, whom he had encouraged in their resistance, without one more effort, though he knew full well that he was staking all on a desperate chance.
Any chance of safety that lay in the friendliness of a strong party in the council was more than nullified by the bitter personal enmity of the queen, who could not forgive his share in her mother's divorce and her own disgrace.
It finds its chance in the misadventures of empiricism.
The, fferent facies are possibly related to slight differences in a merally uniform habitat: it is unscientific to regard them as se to chance; still, in the majority of cases, the causes of the iferent facies have not been demonstrated.
From Australia, where we have the best chance of studying rudimentary religion in some bulk, comes a certain amount of evidence showing that in the two ways just mentioned some inchoate prayer is being evolved.
His remoter descendants have no advantage of any kind over other people, except their chance of succeeding to the peerage.
The remote descendant of a duke, even though he may chance to be heir presumptive to the dukedom, is in no way distinguished from any other gentleman; it is even possible that he may not hold the social rank of gentleman.
Professedly, Herbert's contention merely is that non-Christians feeling after the " supreme God " and the law of righteousness must have a chance of salvation.
In the college itself the voting - secret and by ballot throughout - is by majority; and since this majority consists, under the actual system, of very conservative elements (the landowners and urban delegates having 8ths of the votes), the progressive elements - however much they might preponderate in the country - would have no chance of representation at all save for the curious provision that one member at least in each government must be chosen from each of the five classes represented in the college.
Physiologus had been abandoned by scholars, and left to take its chance among the tales and traditions of the uneducated mass.
It awakened fresh possibilities - successful combination against a common foe, the sinking of petty rivalries, the chance of gaining favour by a neutrality which was scarcely benevolent.
In the council lay now, to judge from his words, the only chance of salvation; and, in view of the requirements of the case, he began to argue that, in case of schism, a council could be convoked by any one of the faithful, and would have the right to judge and even to depose the rival pontiffs.
This last pamphlet brought him into a controversy with Caron de Beaumarchais, who certainly did not get the best of it, but it lost him any chance of literary employment from the government.
But, though his De la monarchie prussienne sous Frederic le Grand (London, 1788) gave him a general reputation for historical learning, he had in the same year lost a chance of political employment.
This scheme got noised abroad, and was ruined by a decree of the Assembly of the 7th of November 1789, that no member of the Assembly could become a minister; this decree destroyed any chance of that necessary harmony between the ministry and the majority of the representatives of the nation which existed in England, and so at once overthrew Mirabeau's hopes.
chance he might have had in that year of receiving the presidential nomination.
a heap of men and boys, but no body of a college, no one member, either fellow or scholar, having any legal title to his place, but thrust in by tyranny or chance."
In his inaugural address he used significant words, the truth of which was soon manifested in his case: "In the field of observation chance only favours those who are prepared."
If they could, by some happy chance, have been left for discovery by modern economists, they would without doubt have received different treatment, to the great advantage of economic science.
The death of his father in 1304 may have determined his course, and led him to prefer the chance of the Scottish crown to his English estates and the friendship of Edward.
The tsar saw his chance of improving on the terms arranged at Tilsit; and obviously Napoleon could not begin the conquest of Spain until he felt sure of the conduct of his nominal ally.
Thus it became possible for almost any diligent reader without much chance of error to refer to its proper place nearly every bird he was likely to meet with.
that more is owing to what we call chance - that is, philosophically speaking, to the observation of events arising from unknown causes - than to any proper design or preconceived theory in this business."
Again, in 1104, the Normans, while attempting to capture Harran, were badly defeated on the river Balikh, near Rakka; and this defeat may be said to have been fatal to the chance of a great Norman principality.'
In the event of the host escaping being killed and eaten it is believed that some of these larvae wander about or ultimately make their way to the exterior, possibly through the bronchi; nevertheless it seems to be certain that they can only reach sexual maturity in the nasal passages of some carnivorous animal, and the chance of attaining this environment is afforded when the viscera of the host are devoured by some flesh-eating mammal.
The year of waiting passed away without any chance of going to the Holy Land.
Antonius the orator was elected without opposition; the other government candidate, Gaius Memmius, who seemed to have the better chance of success, was beaten to death by the hired agents of Saturninus and Glaucia, while the voting was actually going on.
Any change which a substance may chance to undergo was simply due to the discarding or taking up of some proportion of the primary " elements " or qualities: of these coverings " water," " air," " earth " and " fire " were regarded as clinging most tenaciously to the essence, while " cold," " heat," " moistness " and " dryness " were more easily cast aside or assumed.
The more subtle examples are inexhaustible in variety and resource; and perhaps the climax of subtlety is the almost entire absence of Leitmotif in the first scene of the third act of Gotterddmmerung, when Siegfried throws away his last chance of averting his doom.
There seems to be even less chance for the combination of coloured strata and hachures proposed by K.
The Confederate States were never able to form a sea-going squadron, and Tattnall had no chance to do more than make a struggle with insufficient resources on its rivers.
It was discovered by chance in 1858, having been until then hermetically sealed by a mass of limestone breccia.
Nay more, the difficulties of all kinds against which Eugenius had to contend, the insurrection at Rome, which forced him to escape by the Tiber, lying in the bottom of a boat, left him at first little chance of resisting the enterprises of the council.
She had bought property in America and thought of moving thither, but chance or fatality made her determine to publish De l'Allemagne in Paris.
On this occasion, however, though strongly drawn to the beautiful island, he stayed not longer than six weeks, and proceeded to Sydney, where, early in 1890, he published, in a blaze of righteous anger, his Father Damien: an Open Letter to the Rev. Dr Hyde of Honolulu, in vindication of the memory of Father Damien and his work among the lepers of the Pacific. At Sydney he was very ill again: it was now obvious that his only chance of health lay within the tropics.
But there was little chance that any change in the rubric, even in the improbable event of its receiving the sanction of parliament, would produce any appreciable effect.
While the population of Brazil continued to increase, the moral and intellectual culture of its inhabitants was left in great measure to chance; they grew up with those robust and healthy sentiments which are engendered by the absence of false teachers, but with a repugnance to legal ordinances, and encouraged in their ascendancy over the Indians to habits of violence and oppression.
The twelve who replaced the council of nine (as these had previously replaced the council of the nobles) consisted - both as individuals and as a party - of ignorant, incapable, turbulent men, who could neither rule the state with firmness nor confer prosperity on the republic. They speedily broke with the nobles, for whose manoeuvres they had at first been useful tools, and then split into two factions, one siding with the Tolomei, the other, the more restless and violent, with the Salimbeni and the noveschi (partisans of the nine), who, having still some influence in the city, probably fomented these dissensions, and, as we shall see later on, skilfully availed themselves of every chance likely to restore them to power.
Commandant Jan Mocke of Winburg (who had helped to besiege Captain Smith at Durban) and others of the " war party " attempted to induce the volksraad not to submit, and a plan was formed to murder Pretorius, Boshof and other leaders, who were now convinced that the only chance of ending the state of complete anarchy into which the country had fallen was by accepting British sovereignty.
The Epicureans regarded fate as blind chance, while to the Stoics everything is subject to an absolute rational law.
Whether it was so, or merely chance or illusion, no one knows.
If we make the extreme suppositions of an infinitely small source and absolutely homogeneous light, there is no escape from the conclusion that the light in a definite direction is arbitrary, that is, dependent upon the chance distribution of apertures.
It seems best to believe that Darius made an incursion in order to secure the frontier of the Danube, suffered serious reverses and retired with loss, and that this offered too good a chance to be missed for a moral tale about the discomfiture of the Great King by a few poor savages.
The Boers, who had failed to fulfil the conditions under which they might have secured Kosi Bay, nevertheless resented this action, which took away from them all chance of obtaining a seaport.
Meanwhile, in order to give Kruger a final chance of making concessions with a good grace, and for the purpose of stating the Uitlander case to the world, Charles Leonard, as chairman of the National Union, issued a historic manifesto, which concluded as follows: We have now only two questions to consider: (a) What do we want?
Measures inaccurately taken, or wrongly read off, could seldom, if ever, be corrected, and these persistent errors defeated all chance of successful search.
The insurrection was crushed, but in one of the final skirmishes a chance bullet struck General Crespo, who was in command of the government troops, and he died from the effects of the wound.
But his subordinate rank gave him no chance to impart a greater measure of energy to the naval operations.
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