an even chance

(equal probability for and against: We have an even chance of success.) vienodos galimybės

English-Lithuanian dictionary. 2013.

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  • even chance — noun an unpredictable phenomenon it s a toss up whether he will win or lose • Syn: ↑tossup, ↑toss up • Hypernyms: ↑luck, ↑fortune, ↑chance, ↑hazard * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • The Even Chance — Infobox Film name = The Even Chance (UK) The Duel (USA) image size = 250px caption = Duelling pistol director = Andrew Grieve producer = writer = Russell Lewis narrator = starring = Ioan GruffuddJamie Bamber music = cinematography = editing =… …   Wikipedia

  • have an even chance (of doing something) — phrase to be equally likely to succeed or fail in doing something The Democrats probably have an even chance of holding on to that seat. Thesaurus: involving both successes and failuressynonym Main entry: even * * * have an even ˈchance (of doing …   Useful english dictionary

  • chance — [adj] accidental, unforeseeable adventitious, at random, casual, contingent, fluky, fortuitous, fortunate, happy, inadvertent, incidental, lucky, odd, offhand, unforeseen, unintentional, unlooked for, unplanned; concept 552 Ant. designed,… …   New thesaurus

  • even — e|ven1 W1S1 [ˈi:vən] adv [: Old English; Origin: efne, from efen; EVEN2] 1.) used to emphasize something that is unexpected or surprising in what you are saying ▪ Most companies have suffered a drop in their profits, even very large companies. ▪… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • chance — chance1 [ tʃæns ] noun *** 1. ) count usually singular an opportunity for you to do something, especially something that you want to do: OPPORTUNITY: chance for: The meetings are very short, so there is little chance for real discussion. the… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • chance — I UK [tʃɑːns] / US [tʃæns] noun Word forms chance : singular chance plural chances *** 1) a) [countable, usually singular] an opportunity for you to do something, especially something that you want to do get/have a chance: We work together… …   English dictionary

  • even — 1. adj., adv., & v. adj. (evener, evenest) 1 level; flat and smooth. 2 a uniform in quality; constant. b equal in number or amount or value etc. c equally balanced. 3 (usu. foll. by with) in the same plane or line. 4 (of a person s temper etc.)… …   Useful english dictionary

  • even — 1 / i:vFn/ adverb 1 used to emphasize something that is unexpected or surprising in what you are saying: Even the younger children enjoyed the concert. | We ve all been naughty sometimes even Mummy! | not even: Henry s a strict vegetarian he… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • chance — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Fortuity Nouns 1. chance, accident, lot; fate, kismet, karma (See destiny); Lady Luck, [Dame] Fortune; luck, fortune, hap, hazard; contingency, adventure, fortuity; randomness, indetermination,… …   English dictionary for students

  • even — I [[t]i͟ːv(ə)n[/t]] DISCOURSE USES ♦ 1) ADV: ADV with cl/group, ADV before v You use the word even to suggest that what comes just after or just before it in the sentence is rather surprising. He kept calling me for years, even after he got… …   English dictionary

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