HyperDic: take_chances

English > 1 sense of the expression take chances:
VERBsocialtake chances, gamble, chance, risk, hazard, adventure, run a risk, take a chancetake a risk in the hope of a favorable outcome
English > take chances: 1 sense > verb 1, social
MeaningTake a risk in the hope of a favorable outcome.
PatternSomebody ----s that CLAUSE
Synonymsgamble, chance, risk, hazard, adventure, run a risk, take a chance
Narrowergo for brokerisk everything in one big effort
luck it, luck throughact by relying on one's luck
Broadertry, seek, attempt, essay, assaymake an effort or attempt
Spanishapostar, arriesgarse, arriesgar, aventurarse, aventurar, correr un riesgo, poner en peligro
Catalanarriscar

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