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English definition of “given the chance/choice”

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given the chance/choice

( also given half a chance)
if I were allowed to, or if I could choose: Given the chance, I'd spend all day reading.
Translations of “given the chance/choice”
in Chinese (Traditional) 要是允許我這樣做的話, 要是讓我選擇的話…
in Chinese (Simplified) 要是允许我这么做的话, 要是让我选择的话…
(Definition of given the chance/choice from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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