take a chance take a chance

Definition(s):

  • (v) take a risk in the hope of a favorable outcome

Usage(s):

  1. I figured I could change my mind, take a chance on Mamma Mia! Now its October.
  2. I am asking you to take a chance on your own aspirations.
  3. It essentially comes down to convincing superdelegates that they can't afford to take a chance on Obama, that she is the only candidate who can win the White House against McCain.

News

  1. No team may want to take a chance with Chad Johnson

    After another off-the-field problem, no team may want to take a chance on wide receiver Chad Johnson.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: The Oklahoma Daily

  2. Chance for casino in Catskills, other NY regions

    The lucrative prize of a New York City casino remains off the table for now, but some gambling interests would still take a chance under new legislation that would allow four upstate casinos. State lawmakers ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

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