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Pronunciation: /ʃɑ̃s/

Translation of chance in English:

nom féminin

  • 2 (possibilité)
    chance (de quelque chose of something) (de faire of doing)
    il y a (encore) une chance de paix
    there's (still) a chance of peace
    mes recherches ont peu de chances d'aboutir
    my research is unlikely to come to anything
    il y a de fortes chances (pour) qu'elle vienne
    there's every chance that she will come
    il a ses chances
    he stands a good chance
    il n'a aucune chance
    he doesn't stand a chance
    mettre toutes les chances de son côté
    to take no chances
    avoir une chance sur dix de gagner
    to have a one in ten chance of winning
    il a une chance sur deux
    he has a fifty-fifty chance
    garder or conserver toutes ses chances
    still to have a chance (de faire of doing, to do)
    ‘il va pleuvoir?’—‘il y a des chances’
    ‘is it going to rain?’—‘probably’
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