chance

chance
1. noun
1) (luck or fortune: It was by chance that I found out the truth.) held; tilfælde; chance
2) (an opportunity: Now you have a chance to do well.) chance; mulighed; lejlighed
3) (a possibility: He has no chance of winning.) chance; mulighed
4) ((a) risk: There's an element of chance in this business deal.) risiko
2. verb
1) (to risk: I may be too late but I'll just have to chance it.) tage chancen; risikere
2) (to happen accidentally or unexpectedly: I chanced to see him last week.) ske tilfældigt; ske uventet
3. adjective
(happening unexpectedly: a chance meeting.) uventet; tilfældigt
- chance on
- upon
- by any chance
- by chance
- an even chance
- the chances are
* * *
1. noun
1) (luck or fortune: It was by chance that I found out the truth.) held; tilfælde; chance
2) (an opportunity: Now you have a chance to do well.) chance; mulighed; lejlighed
3) (a possibility: He has no chance of winning.) chance; mulighed
4) ((a) risk: There's an element of chance in this business deal.) risiko
2. verb
1) (to risk: I may be too late but I'll just have to chance it.) tage chancen; risikere
2) (to happen accidentally or unexpectedly: I chanced to see him last week.) ske tilfældigt; ske uventet
3. adjective
(happening unexpectedly: a chance meeting.) uventet; tilfældigt
- chance on
- upon
- by any chance
- by chance
- an even chance
- the chances are

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