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chance

[ʧɑːn(t)s] брит. / амер.

  1. сущ.

    1. случайность; неожиданное событие, случай, непредвиденное обстоятельство

    2. судьба, счастье, удача, удачное стечение обстоятельств

    3. шанс, возможность, вероятность

    4. риск

  2. прил.

    случайный, непредвиденный

  3. гл.

    1. происходить, случаться

    2. решиться (на что-л.), рискнуть

    3. (chance on, chance upon) случайно наткнуться (на что-л.), найти

Learning (En-Ru)

chance

[tʃãːns]

  1. n

    1. случай, случайность

    2. возможность, шанс

    3. риск

    4. удача

  2. v

    1. рисковать; пробовать

    2. происходить случайно

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"Yuh, fat chance you girls staying home and knitting!
- Значит, будете сидеть дома и заниматься рукоделием? Так я вам и поверил!
Lewis, Sinclair / Elmer GantryЛьюис, Синклер / Элмер Гентри
Элмер Гентри
Льюис, Синклер
© Издательство "Правда", 1965
Elmer Gantry
Lewis, Sinclair
© 2002 by Literary Classics of the United States, Inc., New York, N.Y.
© 1927 by Harcourt, Inc.
© renewed 1955 by Michael Lewis
You may actually have a chance."
Ты в самом деле можешь победить.
Zelazny, Roger,Sheckley, Robert / Bring Me the Head of Prince CharmingЖелязны, Роджер,Шекли, Роберт / Принеси мне голову Прекрасного принца
Принеси мне голову Прекрасного принца
Желязны, Роджер,Шекли, Роберт
© 1991 by Amber Corporation and Robert Sheckley
© Перевод. А. К. Андреев, Н. Б. Шварцман, 2004
Bring Me the Head of Prince Charming
Zelazny, Roger,Sheckley, Robert
© 1991 by Amber Corporation and Robert Sheckley
It’s his only chance at revenge against an invisible enemy.
Для Уоррена это единственная возможность отомстить невидимому врагу.
Iles, Greg / Third DegreeАйлс, Грег / Заложники страха
Заложники страха
Айлс, Грег
© ООО Издательство "АСТ-Москва", 2009
© Перевод, И. Метлицкая, 2009
© 2007 by Greg Iles
Third Degree
Iles, Greg
© 2007 by Greg Iles
"I'm afraid that sounds as if you didn't think I had much chance."
— Если я вас понял, вы хотите сказать, что мне не стоит рассчитывать на успех?
Maugham, Somerset / Of Human BondageМоэм, Сомерсет / Бремя страстей человеческих
Бремя страстей человеческих
Моэм, Сомерсет
© "Издательство иностранной литературы", 1959
Of Human Bondage
Maugham, Somerset
© 1915, 1936 by Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc.
He hadn't even taken the chance of following him.
Он не стал дожидаться, пока Брет выйдет из дома, не стал красться следом за ним.
Tey, Josephine / Brat FarrarТэй, Джозефина / Мистификация
Мистификация
Тэй, Джозефина
© Перевод. Р.С.Боброва, 2010
© The National Trust, 1949
© Издание на русском языке AST Publishers, 2010
Brat Farrar
Tey, Josephine
© 1950 by Elisabeth MacKintosh
© renewed by R.S. Latham
Because the notes provided the chance to share in a diversified portfolio of high-quality loans, they proved very popular with investors from around the world.
Поскольку эти векселя обеспечивали владельцам участие в диверсифицированном ссудном портфеле высокого кредитного качества, они быстро завоевали симпатии инвесторов по всему миру.
Brealey, Richard,Myers, Stewart / Principles of Corporate FinanceБрейли, Ричард,Майерс, Стюарт / Принципы корпоративных финансов
Принципы корпоративных финансов
Брейли, Ричард,Майерс, Стюарт
© 2003, 2000, 1996, 1991, 1988, 1984, 1981 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
© ЗАО «Олимп-Бизнес», перевод на рус. яз., оформление, 2004
Principles of Corporate Finance
Brealey, Richard,Myers, Stewart
© The McGraw−Hill Companies, 2003
Give them half a chance and they'll shift their behavior from passive to active mode. They'll look up product info, prices, order status, and the answers to technical service questions.
Предоставьте малейшую возможность, и они поменяют свою пассивную позицию на активную - начнут искать информацию о продуктах, справляться о ценах, состоянии выполнения заказов, задавать вопросы по поводу технического обслуживания.
Slywotzky, Adrian / The Art of ProfitabilityСливоцки, Адриан / Искусство получения прибыли
Искусство получения прибыли
Сливоцки, Адриан
© С. Кравченко, перевод, 2006
© ООО "Издательство "Эксмо", 2006
© 2002 by Mercer Management Consulting, Inc.
The Art of Profitability
Slywotzky, Adrian
© 2002 by Mercer Management Consulting, Inc.
There was a good chance he would have showed up in time."
Я хотела дать ему шанс появиться вовремя.
DeChancie, John / Bride of the CastleДе Ченси, Джон / Невеста замка
Невеста замка
Де Ченси, Джон
Bride of the Castle
DeChancie, John
© 1994 by John DeChancie
We were only doing our duty in taking this chance of putting him back where he could do no harm.
Мы должны воспользоваться представившейся нам возможностью, чтобы вернуть его туда, где он уже никому не повредит.
Conan Doyle, Arthur / The Hound of the BaskervillesКонан Дойль, Артур / Собака Баскервилей
Собака Баскервилей
Конан Дойль, Артур
© "Нижне-Волжское книжное издательство", 1978
The Hound of the Baskervilles
Conan Doyle, Arthur
© 1901, 1902 by A. Conan Doyle
Natural selection is not only a parsimonious, plausible and elegant solution; it is the only workable alternative to chance that has ever been suggested.
Естественный отбор — это не только правдоподобное, элегантное, экономичное решение; это единственная рабочая, действенная альтернатива случайности из всех когда-либо предложенных.
Dawkins, Richard / The God DelusionДокинз, Ричард / Бог как иллюзия
Бог как иллюзия
Докинз, Ричард
© 2006 by Richard Dawkins
© H. Смелкова, перевод на русский язык, 2008
© ООО "Издательская Группа Аттикус", 2008
The God Delusion
Dawkins, Richard
© Richard Dawkins 2006
He thought of himself performing feats with the sign language and chance linguistics amidst a circle of admiring rustics....
Он представлял себе, как будет совершать чудеса, объясняясь с восхищенными поселянами с помощью жестов и произнося наугад иностранные слова…
Wells, Herbert George / The war in the airУэллс, Герберт / Война в воздухе
Война в воздухе
Уэллс, Герберт
© Издательство "Правда", 1964
The war in the air
Wells, Herbert George
© the Literary Executors of the Estate of H. G. Wells
Owing to the density of the crowd of reposing whales, more immediately surrounding the embayed axis of the herd, no possible chance of escape was at present afforded us.
А здесь, у сокрытой оси вращающегося стада, киты отдыхали, лежа так тесно друг подле друга, что у нас покуда не было ни малейшей возможности выбраться на свободу.
Melville, Herman / Moby Dick Or The WhaleМелвилл, Герман / Моби Дик, или Белый Кит
Моби Дик, или Белый Кит
Мелвилл, Герман
© Издательство «Художественная литература», 1981
Moby Dick Or The Whale
Melville, Herman
© Northwestern University Press and The Newberry Library, 1988
"Give us a chance to hear!" the crowd broke out again.
- Дайте нам послушать! - снова вмешалась толпа.
London, Jack / A daughter of the snowsЛондон, Джек / Дочь снегов
Дочь снегов
Лондон, Джек
© Издательство "Правда", 1961
A daughter of the snows
London, Jack
© 1902, Grosset & Dunlap
I mustn't miss the chance.
Я не могу упустить этой возможности.
Sansom, Christopher John / DissolutionСэнсом, Кристофер Джон / Горбун лорда Кромвеля
Горбун лорда Кромвеля
Сэнсом, Кристофер Джон
Dissolution
Sansom, Christopher John
© C.J. Sansom, 2003
The train was full and I knew there was no chance of a place.
Поезд был переполнен, и я знал, что на место нечего рассчитывать.
Hemingway, Ernest / A Farewell To ArmsХемингуэй, Эрнест / Прощай, оружие!
Прощай, оружие!
Хемингуэй, Эрнест
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1961
A Farewell To Arms
Hemingway, Ernest
© 1929, by Charles Scribner's Sons

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ʧɑːn(t)sNounслучайность; неожиданное событие; случай; непредвиденное обстоятельство

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  1. 1.

    Шанс

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Collocations

a snowball's chance
ничтожный шанс
a snowball's chance in hell
ничтожный шанс
chance cause
случайная причина
chance cause system
комплекс случайных причин
chance cone
конусный бункер
chance effect
случайный эффект
chance error
случайная ошибка
chance event
случайное событие
chance factor
случайный фактор
chance failure
случайный сбой
chance finding
случайное обнаружение
chance fluctuations
случайные колебания
chance fork
случайное дерево
chance function
случайная функция
chance machine
генератор случайных чисел

Word forms

chance

verb
Basic forms
Pastchanced
Imperativechance
Present Participle (Participle I)chancing
Past Participle (Participle II)chanced
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I chancewe chance
you chanceyou chance
he/she/it chancesthey chance
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am chancingwe are chancing
you are chancingyou are chancing
he/she/it is chancingthey are chancing
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have chancedwe have chanced
you have chancedyou have chanced
he/she/it has chancedthey have chanced
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been chancingwe have been chancing
you have been chancingyou have been chancing
he/she/it has been chancingthey have been chancing
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I chancedwe chanced
you chancedyou chanced
he/she/it chancedthey chanced
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was chancingwe were chancing
you were chancingyou were chancing
he/she/it was chancingthey were chancing
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had chancedwe had chanced
you had chancedyou had chanced
he/she/it had chancedthey had chanced
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been chancingwe had been chancing
you had been chancingyou had been chancing
he/she/it had been chancingthey had been chancing
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will chancewe shall/will chance
you will chanceyou will chance
he/she/it will chancethey will chance
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be chancingwe shall/will be chancing
you will be chancingyou will be chancing
he/she/it will be chancingthey will be chancing
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have chancedwe shall/will have chanced
you will have chancedyou will have chanced
he/she/it will have chancedthey will have chanced
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been chancingwe shall/will have been chancing
you will have been chancingyou will have been chancing
he/she/it will have been chancingthey will have been chancing
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would chancewe should/would chance
you would chanceyou would chance
he/she/it would chancethey would chance
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be chancingwe should/would be chancing
you would be chancingyou would be chancing
he/she/it would be chancingthey would be chancing
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have chancedwe should/would have chanced
you would have chancedyou would have chanced
he/she/it would have chancedthey would have chanced
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been chancingwe should/would have been chancing
you would have been chancingyou would have been chancing
he/she/it would have been chancingthey would have been chancing
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am chancedwe are chanced
you are chancedyou are chanced
he/she/it is chancedthey are chanced
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being chancedwe are being chanced
you are being chancedyou are being chanced
he/she/it is being chancedthey are being chanced
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been chancedwe have been chanced
you have been chancedyou have been chanced
he/she/it has been chancedthey have been chanced
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was chancedwe were chanced
you were chancedyou were chanced
he/she/it was chancedthey were chanced
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being chancedwe were being chanced
you were being chancedyou were being chanced
he/she/it was being chancedthey were being chanced
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been chancedwe had been chanced
you had been chancedyou had been chanced
he/she/it had been chancedthey had been chanced
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be chancedwe shall/will be chanced
you will be chancedyou will be chanced
he/she/it will be chancedthey will be chanced
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been chancedwe shall/will have been chanced
you will have been chancedyou will have been chanced
he/she/it will have been chancedthey will have been chanced

chance

noun
SingularPlural
Common casechancechances
Possessive casechance'schances'