A: Let me see. I think I could use his wife's influence.
B: What do you mean?
A: His wife is too much avoirdupois and I will go to her with some weight-reducing tea and get a chance to talk about that.
B: You are more likely to annoy her than please her.
too much avoirdupois
Too much avoirdupois表示“太胖了”。
She made a crack about his being too much avoirdupois.
E.g. He's too much avoirdupois and flabby because he doesn't have enough exercise.
E.g. She is now a too much avoirdupois , red-faced, old dame of seventy, or thereabouts, fond of her place, and jealous of her authority.
E.g. Some fat people try to reduce their weight.
get a chance：得到机会
E.g. You get a chance like this only once in a blue moon.
E.g. Write me a letter whenever you get a chance, about your life in Berlin-what you and your wife do for fun.
to be likely to do something：也许......，可能......
E.g. This influence is likely to continue indefinitely unless we make a concerted effort to stop it.
E.g. The wording is likely to lead to ambiguity.