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chance

noun /tʃaːns/
luck or fortune
suerte, by chance: por casualidad
It was by chance that I found out the truth.
an opportunity
oportunidad, ocasión
Now you have a chance to do well.
a possibility
posibilidades
He has no chance of winning.
(a) risk
riesgo
There’s an element of chance in this business deal.
chancy adjective (informal) risky or uncertain
arriesgado
a chancy arrangement.
chance on/upon phrasal verb (formal) to meet by accident
encontrarse por casualidad
I chanced on a friend of yours.
(formal) to discover by accident
tropezarse con
I chanced upon some interesting information.
by any chance used in enquiring about the possibility of something
por un casual, casualmente
Are you by any chance free tonight?
by chance by luck; without planning
por casualidad, casualmente
They met by chance.
an even chance noun equal probability for and against
igualdad de posibilidades
We have an even chance of success.
the chances are it is likely (that)
es muy probable que
The chances are he can’t come tomorrow.
(Definition of chance from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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