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English definition of “given half a/the chance”

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given half a/the chance

informal
If someone would do something given half a chance, they would certainly do it if the opportunity came up: I'd give up work given half a chance.
Translations of “given half a/the chance”
in Chinese (Traditional) 只要有機會(就會做某事)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 只要有机会(就会做某事)…
(Definition of given half a/the chance from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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