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gamble on sth

phrasal verb with gamble uk   us   /ˈɡæm.bl̩/ verb
to take a risk that something will happen: You're rather gambling on it being a nice day by holding the party in the garden, aren't you?
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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