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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “given half a/the chance”

given half a/the chance

informal
If someone would do something given half a chance, they would certainly do it if they had the opportunity
只要有机会(就会做某事)
I'd give up work given half a chance.
只要有机会我就会辞掉工作。
Opportunity Freedom to act
(Definition of given half a/the chance from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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