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chance ey illa

\chance-ey-illa\
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Phrase.
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chance ey illa : is a combination of two words from two separate languages combined together to form one single phrase to convey a message of Impossibility.

Used in its normal form it conveys a negative message about anything its being used with. It symbolizes a state of a very high impossibility of anything being good or happening.

Usage

Man1 : Dude, did you see how good that movie was ?
Man2 : Chance ey illa.

Added 2013-05-10 by H
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literally ... " not a chance"...an exclamation used predominantly by western tamilians, to describe anything for which they are at a loss of words to describe.....

Usage

did you see that movie...chance a illai.... and surya ( handsome tamil actor)... chance a illai di ... and his 6 pack di... chance a illai....(sigh!!)
Added 2011-08-24 by Kongu King
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In cricket, bowling involves holding the ball and slinging it with a circular movement of one's arm towards the batsman/ batter.

So chancing your arm is simply bowling, having a go with the ball.

Usage

England are 300 for 3 at lunch on the second day. None of the specialist Indian bowlers have been effective.

Dhoni, the wicket-keeper/ captain walks up to Rahul Dravid, stellar batsman and part-time wicket-keeper.

Dhoni: Rahul, do you want to chance your arm?

Rahul: Madorwat?

Added 2011-08-18 by GoodCumbany

Root

English

Region

All India

Categories

Sports & Games

Related Terms

googly
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Phrase. January 8, 2013, Word of the Day
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Definition

to sneak something in at an opportune moment.

Usage

I knew she didn't have a ride back home. So full chance pe dance, I said I was going towards her place anyway and dropped her home
Added 2011-07-30 by Logonathan

Root

Multiple

Region

North India

Related Terms

cycle gap, Jugaad

Terms referencing this

Made in India, Juice nikaal diya, Jugaad
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Adjective.
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an archaic word, rarely used in regular english. Its comparable to the phrase snow balls chance in hell.

Usage

guggu: is he going to get lucky with priya at the party?
gubbe: chanceless, she is going out with dominic the dingo
Added 2011-07-12 by ravio84

Root

English

Region

All India

Categories

WALTO

Terms referencing this

Juice nikaal diya