There are 2 translations of gamble in Spanish:

gamble1

Pronunciation: /ˈgæmbəl/

vi

  • 1.1 (lay wager) jugar*to gamble on sth to gamble on a horse apostarle* or jugarle* a un caballo will he come? — I wouldn't gamble on it ¿vendrá? — yo no me confiaría
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    • He usually gambled sums of money between five and one hundred dollars, bottles of champagne, pairs of boots, or new hats.
    • Its annual budget was too modest and its financial future too uncertain to gamble big sums on expensive, start-from-scratch studies.
    • Instead firms are cutting the money they put into pension funds and telling workers to gamble their savings on the stockmarket through private schemes.
    1.2 (take risk) jugar* to gamble on the Stock Exchange especular en la Bolsa, jugar* a la Bolsa he's gambling with people's lives está jugando con la vida de otras personasto gamble on sth I gambled on her not being in decidí correr el riesgo de que no estuviera en casa
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    • There are no glamorous high-tech stocks, even though it is always tempting as an investor to gamble on risky firms, he writes.
    • Investors began gambling on future returns and more patterns emerged.
    • Financial speculators, who are gambling on more chaos in the Middle East, are also pushing up prices.

vt

  • jugarse* I'm prepared to gamble my reputation estoy dispuesto a jugarme la reputación

Phrasal verbs

gamble away

verb + adverb + object/verbo + adverbio + complemento
perder* jugando

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There are 2 translations of gamble in Spanish:

gamble2

n

(no plural/sin plural)
  • 1.1 (bet) apuesta (feminine)
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    • He paused and thought about doubling down, but seemed afraid to put out the extra money on such an insecure gamble.
    • Though many see the stock market as a casino, shares are not a gamble.
    • He's extremely talented and has good drive and business sense, but this is a gamble and could leave me in a bit of financial trouble if it fails.
    1.2 (risk) to take a gamble arriesgarse* marriage is a big gamble el matrimonio es una lotería or una tómbola it's something of a gamble es un poco arriesgado the gamble paid off valió la pena arriesgarse

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Word of the day ampolla
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The Lotería Nacional is a Spanish state-run lottery founded in 1812. There is an