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chance
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chance(
chahn
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seh
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (possibility)
a. chance
Llámame cuando tengas chance, porfa.Call me when you get a chance, please.
b. opportunity
No tuve chance de decirle adiós a Melissa.I din't get the opportunity to say goodbye to Melissa.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
2. (game of chance)
Regionalism used in Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
(Central America)
Regionalism used in Colombia
(Colombia)
Regionalism used in Venezuela
(Venezuela)
a. lottery
¿Conoces a alguien en esta ciudad que haya ganado el chance?Do you know anyone in this city who has won the lottery?
3. (share of a lottery ticket)
Regionalism used in Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
(Central America)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
Regionalism used in Panama
(Panama)
a. lottery ticket
Mi abuelo compraba dos chances cada domingo.My grandpa bought two lottery tickets every Sunday.
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(possibly)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. maybe
¿Vas a ir a casa de Fabio? - Chance. Depende de la hora que salga del trabajo.Are you going to Fabio's? - Maybe. It depends on what time I get off work.
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chance
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. opportunity, chance
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
tener chance de hacer algoto have the chance to do something
¿me das un chance?can I have a go?
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chance
a_veces (Latinoamérica)
1 (oportunidad) chance
dale chance let him have a go
2 (suerte) good luck
conjunction
(México) maybe; perhaps
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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