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gamble on sth

phrasal verb with gamble
 
 
/ˈɡæmbl/ verb [I, T]
to take a risk that something will happenTaking risksGambling and bookmaking
Translations of “gamble on sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 冒…的風險, 碰…的運氣…
in Russian делать ставку…
in Turkish risk almak, riske girmek, bir şey üzerine kumar oynamak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 冒…的风险, 碰…的运气…
in Polish liczyć na coś…
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