English to Afrikaans Meaning :: chance

Chance :
- kanstoevalligkanseveranderde

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Noun(1) a possibility due to a favorable combination of circumstances(2) an unknown and unpredictable phenomenon that causes an event to result one way rather than another(3) a risk involving danger(4) a measure of how likely it is that some event will occur; a number expressing the ratio of favorable cases to the whole number of cases possible(5) the possibility of future success
Verb(1) be the case by chance(2) take a risk in the hope of a favorable outcome(3) come upon, as if by accident; meet with
Adjective(1) occurring or appearing or singled out by chance

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(1) Never wanting to be actively involved in politics, television happened by chance .(2) I'm a realist and I don't think we're in with a chance , but we won't be far behind.(3) there's a chance we'll see him there(4) she decided to chance it anyway(5) Does Jesus not say in the Bible about giving people a second chance ?(6) Critically ill infants born outside the capital are being given a fighting chance of survival through a national transport programme.(7) Now, after playing in two losing grand finals, he has the chance to achieve what he really wants in football.(8) Burlison invented fuzz by chance when he accidentally dropped his amplifier to the floor before a gig.(9) Devolution was neither inevitable nor did it happen by chance , but rather as the result of a positive choice for change.(10) This album will turn up, by chance , in the hidden trove of the reseller of Cabrera Infante's books.(11) Things can change, but none of these teams look like having a realistic chance of progressing through the play-offs.(12) Alvarez had another good chance in the 20th minute.(13) If a result is significant, it means that you're pretty sure that it's unlikely to have happened by chance .(14) Secondly, there must be a chance meeting between the right female and male.(15) Large-scale cooperative ventures stand the best chance for success, difficult though cooperation may be.(16) Surely this was a discrepancy that could not have arisen by chance , and is proof positive of a systematic bias amounting to racism.
Related Words
(1) by chance ::
per toeval
(2) last chance ::
laaste kans
(3) no chance ::
geen kans
(4) take a chance ::
vat 'n kans
(5) by any chance ::
deur 'n kans
(6) stand a chance ::
Staan 'n kans
(7) good chance ::
goeie kans
(8) meet by chance ::
Ontmoet per toeval
(9) find by chance ::
vind per toeval
(10) take the chance ::
neem die kans
1. accidental ::
2. casual ::
3. possibility ::
4. opportunity ::
5. risk ::
6. accident ::
7. prospect ::
8. fortune ::
9. probability ::
10. happen ::
11. risk ::
12. take chances ::
neem kanse
Different Forms
chance, chanced, chances, chancing
Word Example from TV Shows

The best way to learn proper English is to read news report, and watch news on TV. Watching TV shows is a great way to learn casual English, slang words, understand culture reference and humor. If you have already watched these shows then you may recall the words used in the following dialogs.

Now, now, Grandfather, this may be
your last chance if you\'re heading North.

Now, now, Grandfather, this may be your last CHANCE if you're heading North.

Game of Thrones Season 1, Episode 4

At 9 PM they’ll take your dinner down.\\NTake that chance\0

At 9 PM they’ll take your dinner down.
Take that CHANCE

Money Heist Season 1, Episode 11

The best chance we have is if
your university does the same.

The best CHANCE we have is if your university does the same.

The Big Bang Theory Season 12, Episode 13

They have a better chance finding feed
than glory.

They have a better CHANCE finding feed than glory.

Game of Thrones Season 1, Episode 3


"eh, whenever you get a CHANCE."

The Big Bang Theory Season 5, Episode 14

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