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English definition of “(the) chances are”

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(the) chances are

informal
C2 it is likely: Chances are (that) they'll be late anyway.
Translations of “(the) chances are”
in Chinese (Traditional) 很有可能…
in Chinese (Simplified) 很有可能…
(Definition of (the) chances are from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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