Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SPORTING CHANCE

You shall win Kelvar now, or I. I'm giving you a sporting chance.

Had I a sporting chance or were the odds against me too great?

I had thought that he would be more willing to take a sporting chance.

I'd have sacrificed you for her, if there'd been even a sporting chance.

I was not able to do that; but I thought we had, in the vulgar phrase, a sporting chance.

Now we have given them a sporting chance to snipe us; let us retire.

To give him a sporting chance, the start of those who are after him.

We'll take a sporting chance on it, and make a regular sweep of the bay.

There was always, at such times, a sporting chance of a good haul.

"Give him a sporting chance" means that you must take no unfair advantage of an enemy.

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.