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The meetings are very short, so there is little chance for real discussion.
Participants are given the chance to learn another language.
The show provides a chance for the public to look at all the latest software.
We work together whenever we get a chance.
Gina got up to leave and Sam, seizing his chance, followed her out.
They've blown their chance of getting the money back.
What would you say, given the chance to talk to her again?
These players deserve another chance.
I warned her that this was her last chance.
The chance of rain is less than 20%.
For the first time in 15 years, they have a realistic chance of winning an election.
Is there any chance they will reverse their decision?
There is now only a slim chance that a recession can be avoided.
He doesn't stand a chance of winning the tournament.
We still have a fighting chance of beating them if we keep our minds on the game.
He had a fifty-fifty chance of surviving the operation.
This is the American English definition of chance. View British English definition of chance.
getting smaller, weaker, or less important
… to reveal a small part of your intentions in order to attract support, without actually committing yourself to doing anythingadd a word
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