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English verb: take a chance

1. take a chance (social) take a risk in the hope of a favorable outcome


SamplesWhen you buy these stocks you are gambling.


Synonymsadventure, chance, gamble, hazard, risk, run a risk, take chances


Pattern of useSomebody ----s that CLAUSE


Broader (hypernym)assay, attempt, essay, seek, try


Narrower (hyponym)go for broke, luck it, luck through









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