- n.机会，机遇; 概率，可能性; 偶然，运气;
- v.偶然发生; 冒险; 碰巧; 偶然被发现;
- adj.意外的; 偶然的; 碰巧的;
- 复数: chances;
- 第三人称单数: chances;
- 过去式: chanced;
- 过去分词: chanced;
- 现在分词: chancing;
They sat bemoaning the fact that no one would give them a chance.
He likes to leave things to chance.
Father will not chance driving on the icy roads.
No doubt he'd been looking forward to the wedding ever since it was announced, as an invaluable chance to cut a figure and do some good public relations work.
The prisoners were hurried off before the reporters could have a chance to speak to them.
It would be foolish to let such an opportunity slip; it's a chance of a lifetime.
We will take a chance to have the party outdoor.
He got another chance and didn't want to mess up again.
They have as much chance as a snowflake in hell.
It'seems that we have missed our chance.
If I had a chance to go to Japan, I'd take it like a shot.
It's an even chance that he comes.
This gave them a chance to yell.
He pointed out that there was little chance of success.
I'm glad I found you at home; I just called round on the off chance that you'd be in.
There is an off chance of finding him at home.
I met her quite by chance.
He always has an eye to the main chance, seeing when money can be made.
I should apply for the post if I were you, I think you stand a good chance.
We stand a fair chance of success.
No one discovers a rarity by chance.
If you are never willing to chance your arm, but always play for safety, you will not get very far.
如果你不愿冒险一试, 而总是求其四平八稳, 你将不能获得成功.
I stood there a pretty considerable chance.
" I'm very glad to have such a chance to go abroad.
Although we have only met by chance , I can see you are a very remarkable girl with a clear purpose in life.
I never miss a chance of playing football.
He stands an even chance of winning.
Your identity has been formed; you've built up your resources; and now you have the chance to take the big risks precisely because your foundation is already secure.
So the formerly small supper after sundown becomes the big meal of the day, the only one at which the family has a chance to get together.
It still has a chance to give rise to a boom in the global economy.
How might this knowledge be used to help people eat more healthily?One possibility is a healthy option that offers the chance to win a spa ( ' , 温泉疗养) weekend.
They are deprived of chances to turn over a new leaf.
Surely, the American ideal of second chances should not be reserved only for the rich and powerful.
Rather, it is to recognize that in America's vast criminal justice system, second chances are crucial.
In critique, however, we are forced to depart, to give up the perfection we thought we had achieved for the chance of being even a little bit better.
Their chances of getting a good job.
Far from the traditional image of a culture of aggressive masculinity (阳刚), the absence of girls gives boys the chance to develop without pressure to conform to a stereotype.
For example, social contact can boost development of the brain and immune system, leading to better health and less chance of depression later in life.
Children who have chances to explore natural areas tend to develop a strong love for science
There is still a good chance of their being recovered.
So, if you were doing well, having an audience increases the chances that you will continue to do well
If you were doing badly, having an audience increases the chances that you will continue to do badly
Finally, I've got the chance to put on my new suit tonight.
If I had first met Joe as a freshman in high school we wouldn't even have had the chance to get to know each other
Do you remember how old he was by any chance?
If you act like someone who expects a fair request to be granted, chances are it will be granted.
It's not a chance you're going to have throughout your lifetime.
For the next few years, you have a chance to focus on thinking.
have placed religious beliefs above party politicshave bridged the gap between the rich and the pooroffer poor children more chances to climb the social laddersuffer from higher levels of racial and economic segregationFamily structure.
Take your average trade union member, chances are they will be politically motivated and be used to collective action— much like Erica Gregory.
According to a marketing executive, many students from low-income families don't know they could have a chance of going to an elite university.
True, not all U.S.students can match theperformance of their foreign counterparts, but the American institutions do offer students from rich and poor families alike the chance to realize their full potential.
Third, give learners the chance to compare and contrast good and bad solutions to the problems.
There is no chance that will change anytime soon, even if the government creates a better social safety net and successfully encourages greater consumer spending.
Workers were not allowed to use the phone or send e-mail, but simply had the chance to clear their heads and to hear themselves think
Greater chances for individual development.
To create chances for the poor.
Such programs can be expensive, of course, but cheap compared with the millions already invested in scholarships and grants for kids who have little chance to graduate without special support.
By capping her grades at 94 while most other teachers grade on a scale that tops out at 100, your teacher could jeopardize a student's chance of getting a scholarship or getting into a top college.
Do you by any chance have a car available?
Bob does not have much chance to win.
It's a rare chance for them to see the boss lose face.
If you are having these types of coffee regularly then they will increase the chances of you becoming overweight, which in turn increases your risk of developing cancer, as well as other diseases such as heart disease.
As the end of school approaches, and school vacation reading lists loom ahead, parents might take this chance to step in and make their own summer reading list and plan a family trip to the library or bookstore.
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Being better at those things meant a greater chance of survival.
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Chinese scientists recently had a chance to study a wild female panda with a newborn baby.
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Experts say Paris is right: for a sudden heart failure, the single best chance for survival is having someone nearby step in and do CPR quickly.
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Find chances to do volunteer work that interests you.
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Friedman points out that the green economy is a chance to keep American strength.
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Great things happen when you step out of your comfort zone, and you would be surprised on how many chances exist if you just ask.
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Have a better chance to enter top universities.
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He took the chance to rest.
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Her marriage with a serious music critic has drawn her to his world, so she is now crazy about classical music and will not miss any chance to attend a concert with her husband.
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I had the chance of seeing this first hand on a weekend.
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If I have the chance to attend the class, I'm going to cut out a bird.
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If you are a student studying the arts, chances are you have been ill-advised to have a plan b.
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If you miss this chance, it may be years before you get another one.
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In college, there are so many good chances for you to meet your expectations.
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It gives you the chance to hit upon new ideas and recipes that can work well with your appetite and schedule.
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Keep to the track, where one exists, so you lessen the chance of damaging fragile plants.
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Now that the chances of dying young are much lower, the chances of living long are much higher due to better diets and health care.
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She calculated that going to a stranger's house was a risky move, but she decided to take the chance.
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She has a mental toughness that did not come about by chance.
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Some people fear such changes will be for the worse, while some see chances, not disaster.
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Teresa posted a photo of the chance meeting on a social networking website accompanied by the touching words: ＂what a blessing this young man was to our family! he was so sweet and kind to do this.
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That's why students do better in tests if they get a chance to sleep after learning.
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The arrival of driverless vehicles is a chance to make sure that those vehicles are environmentally friendly and more shared.
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The art world gave me a chance to express myself without words.
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The aviation challenge program gives trainees the chance to earn their aviation badge.
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The coming technological advancement presents a chance for cities and states to develop transportation systems designed to move more people, and more affordably.
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The man may have another chance.
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The students benefiting most from college are those who are totally engaged in academic life, taking full advantage of the college's chances and resources.
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The weather forecast says it will be cloudy with a slight chance of rain later tonight.
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There he decided to give the cello a chance.
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There is no other chance like a GDA programme.
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There was a better chance of someone finding him if he stayed put.
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This is a good chance for anyone who wants to learn how to do comedy.
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Visiting an apple event is a good chance to see, and often taste, a wide variety of apples.
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We can give kids chances to think about materials in new ways.
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We have entered into an age when dreams have the best chance of coming true.
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We regarded this as a chance to prove the human spirit.
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Yet, most parents use an educational program as a chance to park their kids in front of the set and do something in another room.
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You may have chances to meet new people who'll become your lifelong friends.
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Is there any chance that Cardus's criticism will enjoy a revival? The prospect seems remote.
The networked computer offers the first chance in 50 years to reverse the flow, to encourage thoughtful downloading and, even more importantly, meaningful uploading.
The fossil record shows that many species have endured for millions of years - so why shouldn't we? Take a broader look at our species' place in the universe, and it becomes clear that we have an excellent chance of surviving for tens, if not hundreds, of thousands of years.
It is not by chance that the Funeral March is not the last movement of the Eroica Symphony, but the second, so that suffering does not have the last word.
Only Ukip, sensing its chance, has sided with those pleading for a more considered approach to using green land Its Campaign to Protect Rural England struck terror into many local Conservative parties.
Chances are, your headshots are seen much more often now than a decade or two ago.
1. a possibility due to a favorable combination of circumstances;
"the holiday gave us the opportunity to visit Washington"
"now is your chance"
2. an unknown and unpredictable phenomenon that causes an event to result one way rather than another;
"bad luck caused his downfall"
"we ran into each other by pure chance"
3. a risk involving danger;
"you take a chance when you let her drive"
4. a measure of how likely it is that some event will occur;
"what is the probability of rain?"
"we have a good chance of winning"
1. be the case by chance;
"I chanced to meet my old friend in the street"
2. take a risk in the hope of a favorable outcome;
"When you buy these stocks you are gambling"
3. come upon, as if by accident; meet with;
"We find this idea in Plato"
"I happened upon the most wonderful bakery not very far from here"
"She chanced upon an interesting book in the bookstore the other day"
1. occurring or appearing or singled out by chance;
"their accidental meeting led to a renewal of their friendship"
"seek help from casual passers-by"
"a casual meeting"
"a chance occurrence"
chance on 或 chance upon
To find or meet accidentally; happen upon
While in Paris we chanced on two old friends.
as chance would have it
as it happened
by any chance
possibly (used in tentative enquiries or suggestions)
were you looking for me by any chance?.
chance one's arm (或 luck)
(Brit. informal)undertake something although it may be dangerous or unsuccessful
chance would be a fine thing
(informal)expressing a speaker's belief that something is desirable but the opportunity is unlikely to arise
(informal)there is no possibility of that
on the (off) chance
just in case
stand a chance
[usu. with negative]have a prospect of success or survival
his rivals don't stand a chance.
take a chance (或 chances)
behave in a way that leaves one vulnerable to danger or failure
take one's chance
do something risky with the hope of success
Without plan; accidentally
They met by chance on a plane.
Is he, by chance, her brother?
on the off chance
In the slight hope or possibility.
chance, opportunity, occasion
happen, occur, chance, take place
take place： 多指通过人为安排的发生。
venture, chance, dare, hazard, risk
- snowballs chance in hell
I don't have a snowball's chance in hell，but I'll try anyway.
- take a chance
We took a chance with weather when we were going on a walking tour.
- snowballs chance in hell