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The odds of getting hit by a falling satellite are very small.
The odds are they won't succeed.
The odds were always in favour of a South African victory.
The odds were stacked against him, but he never gave up.
What are the odds Jim will show up this time?
I didn't bet on the horse because I didn't like the odds.
They're giving odds of 5–1 against a knockout in the first round.
This is the British English definition of odds. View American English definition of odds.
very unpleasant or dirty
a man … whose achievements may have been overestimated because he belonged to the gender and ethnic group … that was dominant at the timeadd a word
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