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against (all) the odds/against all odds

C2 If you do or ​achieve something against (all) the odds/against all odds, you do or ​achieve it ​although there were a lot of ​problems and you were not ​likely to ​succeed: Against all the odds, he ​recovered.
(Definition of against (all) the odds/against all odds from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “against (all) the odds/against all odds”
in Chinese (Simplified) 尽管困难重重, 在极为不利的情况下…
in Chinese (Traditional) 儘管困難重重, 在極為不利的情況下…
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