take chances

take chances
verb
take a risk in the hope of a favorable outcome (Freq. 1)
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When you buy these stocks you are gambling

Syn:
Derivationally related forms:
adventure (for: ↑adventure), ↑adventurer (for: ↑adventure), ↑hazard (for: ↑hazard), ↑risk (for: ↑risk), ↑chance (for: ↑chance), ↑gamble (for: ↑gamble), ↑gambler (for: ↑gamble)
Hypernyms: ↑try, ↑seek, ↑attempt, ↑essay, ↑assay
Hyponyms: ↑go for broke, ↑luck it, ↑luck through
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s that CLAUSE

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Somebody ——s

(for: ↑run a risk)
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Somebody ——s PP

(for: ↑run a risk)

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

См. также в других словарях:

  • take chances — live dangerously, risk something valuable, play with fire    Don t take chances with our savings. We worked hard to earn that money …   English idioms

  • take chances — take (your) chances to depend on luck. I would rather take my chances than try some drug no one knows much about …   New idioms dictionary

  • take chances — take risks, attempt dangerous events …   English contemporary dictionary

  • take chances — Synonyms and related words: brave, chance, chance it, court destruction, dare, defy danger, face up to, forget the odds, gamble, gamble on, hazard, play with fire, rely on fortune, risk, run a chance, run the chance, run the risk, set at hazard,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • take\ chances — v. phr. To accept the risk of failure or loss. We will take a chance on the weather and have the party outdoors. •• to try to do, or to take action on smth, knowing that there is a possibility of negative results; to run (a) risk(s) …   Словарь американских идиом

  • take\ chances\ on — v. phr. To accept the risk of failure or loss. We will take a chance on the weather and have the party outdoors. •• to try to do, or to take action on smth, knowing that there is a possibility of negative results; to run (a) risk(s) …   Словарь американских идиом

  • take a chance — verb take a risk in the hope of a favorable outcome (Freq. 6) When you buy these stocks you are gambling • Syn: ↑gamble, ↑chance, ↑risk, ↑hazard, ↑take chances, ↑adventure, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • take your chances — take (your) chances to depend on luck. I would rather take my chances than try some drug no one knows much about …   New idioms dictionary

  • take your chances — take your ˈchances idiom to take a risk or to use the opportunities that you have and hope that things will happen in the way that you want • He took his chances and jumped into the water. Main entry: ↑chanceidiom …   Useful english dictionary

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