gamble : Definition, Usages, News and More

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gam buhl

  • n  money that is risked for possible monetary gain
  • n  a risky act or venture
  • v  take a risk in the hope of a favorable outcome
  • v  play games for money

  • And there is no bigger gamble than a presidential run, which both candidates have conducted very differently this cycle.
  • In 1951, said Defense Mobilizer Charles Wilson, we took "a gamble .
  • New York's solid, plodding Mayor Robert Wagner is no man to gamble, but last spring he thought he saw a sure thing.
News & Articles


  • Sir Alex Ferguson in BBC Sport
    I was ready to take Carlos off and then he makes a goal,said Ferguson. "Danny Welbeck is a big lad and I just felt he might get us a goal from a cross. I am always prepared to gamble."
  • Doc Rivers in Los Angeles Times
    It didn't look right because we were losing games, but guys were resting and conditioning, and I thought it was the only chance we had,Rivers said. "There were no guarantees, but we had a chance healthy. So my gamble was, let's take...
  • Kobe Bryant in USA Today
    It was a big gamble for me coming in, but I wanted to change my approach this game and be more of a decoy,Bryant said after adding eight assists, several out of double-teams in the fourth quarter. "The past couple games they really were...

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