Definition of 'on the off-chance'
Example sentences containing 'on the off chance'
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I rang three more hotels on the off chance he'd simply moved somewhere else, but they'd never heard of him. A NASTY DOSE OF DEATH (2003)She left a message with her father's secretary on the off chance that he could bring forward his flight home and come along, too. COMPULSION (2003)`In fact, I was going to say, but you dashed off -- I brought a bottle as well, just on the off chance. THE CALLIGRAPHER (2003)
`I brought you here on the off-chance that she would come in. STAGE FRIGHTNeither of the women I had met was working and I got a beer and looked around on the off-chance that Huckmeyer was present. SNOWJOB
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