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    Are both these sentences correct:
    1-Yesterday there was no chance that it might rain.
    2-Yesterday it couldn't rain.

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    Not really- I'd say 'no chance of rain' for the first and avoid the second, unless nature seemed to be trying to rain and finding it impossible.

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    Well, it did try actually, but didn't quite manage!
    Thanks.

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