Gamble in Spanish | English to Spanish Translation and Dictionary
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1. riesgo (m)
  • to take a gamble arriesgarse
transitive verb
2. jugarse
  • to gamble one's future on something jugarse el porvenir por algo
intransitive verb
3. jugar, apostar dinero
  • to gamble on something apostar a algo; (bet money on) jugársela confiando en algo, apostar por algo (take risk on)
gamble [ˈɡæmbl]
(risk) riesgo (m); (bet) apuesta (f)
life's a gamble la vida es una lotería; the gamble came off la jugada salió bien; to have a gamble on [+horse] jugar dinero a; apostar a; [+Stock Exchange] jugar a; to take a gamble arriesgarse
transitive verb
[+money] jugar; apostar; [+one's life] arriesgar
to gamble everything/one's future (on sth) jugarse todo/el porvenir (a algo)
intransitive verb
(bet money) jugar; apostar; (take a chance) jugárselas
to gamble on sth confiar en algo; contar con algo; he gambled on my being there confiaba en que yo estuviera allí; contaba con que yo estuviera allí; to gamble on the Stock Exchange jugar a la Bolsa; to gamble with others' money especular con el dinero ajeno
Verb Conjugations for apostar
Gerund: apostando
Participle: apostado
The irregular conjugations of this verb are in red.
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