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 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

vt

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

Phrasal verbs

gamble away

v + adv + o
perder* jugando

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A gitano is a member of Spain's gypsy community. Gypsies often live in camps and retain their nomadic habits. They have preserved many of their customs and do not usually integrate into the mainstream of Spanish society. Their language is caló. Gypsies have been a great influence on flamenco, and many of the best performers are gypsies.

There are 2 translations of gamble in Spanish:

gamble2

n

(no pl)
  • 1.1 (bet) apuesta (f) 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 anteojeras
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Cultural fact of the day

A gitano is a member of Spain's gypsy community. Gypsies often live in camps and retain their nomadic habits. They have preserved many of their customs and do not usually integrate into the mainstream of Spanish society. Their language is caló. Gypsies have been a great influence on flamenco, and many of the best performers are gypsies.