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Old January 12, 2012, 10:48 AM
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Fat chance

How would you say fat chance in Spanish?
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Old January 12, 2012, 11:01 AM
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¿Quieres comer todo mi helado? Para nada.
Ni modo que yo vaya a votar por ese sinvergüenza...
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Old January 12, 2012, 11:26 AM
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¡Ni pensarlo! ¡Ni lo sueñes!

ni la más mínima posibilidad
improbable
no hay posibilidad
sin posibilidad

By the way:
fat chance = slim chance
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Old January 12, 2012, 11:37 AM
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fat chance = slim chance
Nice one, Rusty! Ain't language a kick!
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Old January 12, 2012, 11:37 AM
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fat chance = slim chance
If the language were a mathematical thing, it could be derived:

fat = slim
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Old January 12, 2012, 01:16 PM
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If the language were a mathematical thing, it could be derived:

fat = slim
And one could also derive that the product of two positives can be negative, as with one of the common meanings of "yeah, right!".
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Old January 12, 2012, 01:39 PM
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Adding a couple more:

·De ninguna manera.
·Imposible.

And a Mexican slang one: Ya parece.
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