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British English: /ˈɡamb(ə)l/
American English: /ˈɡæmbəl/

Translation of gamble in Italian:


transitive verb

intransitive verb

  • (at cards) giocare d'azzardo
    (in horseracing) scommettere
    puntare (on su)
    to gamble on the horses
    scommettere sui cavalli
    to gamble at cards to gamble for high stakes
    giocare pesante (also figurative)
    to gamble on the Stock Exchange to gamble with somebody's life
    giocare con la vita di qualcuno
    he gambled that the shares would rise
    ha scommesso sul rialzo delle azioni
    she hadn't gambled on his being there
    non era convinta che ci sarebbe stato

Phrasal verbs

gamble away:

gamble away [something], gamble [something] away
perdere al gioco (money, fortune)
he had gambled all his money away
aveva perso tutti i soldi al gioco
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