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- 1 (América Latina/Latin America) (oportunidad) chance no me dio chance de defenderme he didn't give me the chance to defend myself no hay ningún chance de que se salve he has no chance of escaping este caballo tiene pocas chances de ganar this horse doesn't have o/or stand much chance of winning
- 2(chance masculino)2.1 (Venezuela) [familiar/colloquial] (romance) tengo un chance con ella I've got a thing going with her [familiar/colloquial] le salió un chance con una muchacha del pueblo he got involved with one of the village girls [familiar/colloquial] 2.2 (Colombia) [familiar/colloquial], (lotería) lottery ticket
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
Spain's War of Independence against Napoleon Bonaparte's French occupation was ignited by the popular revolt in Madrid on 2 May 1808 against the French army. With support from the Duke of Wellington, Spanish resistance continued for over five years in a guerra de guerrillas which gave the world the concept and the term guerrilla warfare. The autocratic Fernando VII was restored to the throne in 1814, and his first act was to abolish the progressive Constitution of Cadiz adopted in 1812.