Translation: from english

Gamble

  • 1 gamble

    1. intransitive verb
    1) [um Geld] spielen

    gamble at cards/on horses — mit Karten um Geld spielen/auf Pferde wetten

    2) (fig.) spekulieren

    gamble on the Stock Exchange/in oil shares — an der Börse/in Öl[aktien] spekulieren

    gamble on something — sich auf etwas (Akk.) verlassen

    2. transitive verb
    1) verspielen
    2) (fig.) riskieren, aufs Spiel setzen [Vermögen]
    3. noun
    (lit. or fig.) Glücksspiel, das

    take a gamble — ein Wagnis auf sich (Akk.) nehmen

    Phrasal Verbs:
    - academic.ru/87341/gamble_away">gamble away
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    ['ɡæmbl] 1. verb
    (to risk losing money on the result of a horse-race etc.) spielen
    2. noun
    ((something which involves) a risk: The whole business was a bit of a gamble.) das Glücksspiel
    - gambler
    - gambling
    - take a gamble
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    gam·ble
    [ˈgæmbl̩]
    I. n usu sing Risiko nt, Wagnis nt
    business \gamble Geschäftsrisiko nt
    to take a \gamble etw riskieren [o wagen], ein Risiko eingehen
    II. vi
    1. (bet) [um Geld] spielen, zocken sl
    to \gamble at cards um Geld Karten spielen
    to \gamble on dogs/horses auf Hunde/Pferde wetten
    to \gamble on the stock market [or exchange] an der Börse spekulieren
    2. (take a risk)
    to \gamble that ... sich akk darauf verlassen, dass ...
    I'm gambling that he'll forget my promise from last year ich spekuliere darauf, dass er mein Versprechen vom Vorjahr vergessen wird
    to \gamble on sth auf etw akk setzen
    we're gambling on the weather being good for our picnic wir verlassen uns darauf, dass das Wetter für unser Picknick gut sein wird
    to \gamble with sth etw aufs Spiel setzen
    III. vt
    to \gamble sth etw aufs Spiel setzen
    to \gamble one's fortune/future/money sein Vermögen/seine Zukunft/sein Geld aufs Spiel setzen
    to \gamble everything on sb/sth für jdn/etw alles aufs Spiel setzen
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    ['gmbl]
    1. n
    1) (lit)

    I like the occasional gamble — ich versuche gern mal mein Glück (im Spiel/bei Pferdewetten/bei Hundewetten etc)

    to have a gamble on the horses/dogs — auf Pferde/Hunde wetten

    to have a gamble on the stock exchange — an der Börse spekulieren

    2) (fig) Risiko nt

    a political gamble — ein politisches Wagnis

    it's a gamble — es ist riskant or eine riskante Sache

    I'll take a gamble on it/him — ich riskiere es/es mit ihm

    he took a gamble in buying the house — beim Kauf des Hauses ist er ein Risiko eingegangen

    2. vi
    1) (lit) (um Geld) spielen (with mit), sich an Glücksspielen beteiligen; (on horses etc) wetten

    to gamble on the horses — bei Pferderennen wetten

    to gamble on the stock exchange — an der Börse spekulieren

    he made a lot of money gambling — er hat beim Glückspiel or (with cards) beim Kartenspiel viel Geld gewonnen

    2) (fig)

    to gamble on sth — sich auf etw (acc) verlassen

    she was gambling on his being late —

    I was gambling on winning their support — ich verließ mich or spekulierte (inf) darauf, dass sie mich unterstützen würden

    to gamble with sth — mit etw spielen, etw aufs Spiel setzen

    3. vt
    1) money, fortune einsetzen

    to gamble sth on sth — etw auf etw (acc) setzen

    2) (fig) aufs Spiel setzen
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    gamble [ˈɡæmbl]
    A v/i
    1. (Hasard oder um Geld) spielen: lose a fortune gambling at cards beim Kartenspiel;
    gamble with sth fig mit etwas spielen, etwas aufs Spiel setzen;
    you can gamble on that darauf kannst du wetten;
    she gambled on his (oder him) coming sie verließ sich darauf, dass er kommen würde
    2. Börse: spekulieren (in mit, in dat)
    B v/t
    1. meist gamble away verspielen (a. fig)
    2. a) (als Einsatz) setzen (on auf akk)
    b) fig aufs Spiel setzen
    C s
    1. Hasardspiel n (auch fig), Glücksspiel n
    2. fig Wagnis n, gewagtes oder riskantes Unternehmen
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    1. intransitive verb
    1) [um Geld] spielen

    gamble at cards/on horses — mit Karten um Geld spielen/auf Pferde wetten

    2) (fig.) spekulieren

    gamble on the Stock Exchange/in oil shares — an der Börse/in Öl[aktien] spekulieren

    gamble on something — sich auf etwas (Akk.) verlassen

    2. transitive verb
    1) verspielen
    2) (fig.) riskieren, aufs Spiel setzen [Vermögen]
    3. noun
    (lit. or fig.) Glücksspiel, das

    take a gamble — ein Wagnis auf sich (Akk.) nehmen

    Phrasal Verbs:
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    v.
    spielen v.

    English-german dictionary

  • 2 gamble

    'ɡæmbl
    1. verb
    (to risk losing money on the result of a horse-race etc.) apostar a, jugar dinero a

    2. noun
    ((something which involves) a risk: The whole business was a bit of a gamble.) empresa arriesgada, jugada
    - gambling
    - take a gamble

    gamble1 n jugada / riesgo
    buying a second hand car can be a gamble comprar un coche de segunda mano puede ser arriesgado
    gamble2 vb jugar
    he gambled all his money on horse racing se jugó todo el dinero en las carreras de caballos
    El gerundio de gamble se escribe gambling
    gamble
    tr['gæmbəl]
    noun
    1 (risky undertaking) empresa arriesgada
    he took a big gamble when he decided to change jobs se arriesgó mucho cuando decidió cambiar de trabajo
    2 (risk) riesgo
    3 (bet) jugada, apuesta
    transitive verb
    1 jugar(se)
    he gambled away the entire family fortune se jugó toda la fortuna familiar
    intransitive verb
    1 (bet) apostar, jugar
    she loves gambling on anything le encanta apostar a cualquier cosa
    2 (take a risk) arriesgarse, confiar
    he gambled on the idea that he wouldn't be found out confió en que no lo descubrirían
    gamble ['gæmbəl] v, -bled ; -bling vi
    : jugar, arriesgarse
    gamble vt
    1) bet, wager: apostar, jugarse
    2) risk: arriesgar
    gamble n
    1) bet: apuesta f
    2) risk: riesga f
    gamble
    n.
    cosa incierta s.f.
    juego s.m.
    jugada s.f.
    v.
    jugar v.

    I
    1. 'gæmbəl
    intransitive verb
    a) (lay wager) jugar*

    to gamble ON something: will he come? - I wouldn't gamble on it — ¿vendrá? - no me fiaría yo

    b) (take risk) jugar*

    to gamble on the Stock Exchange — especular en la Bolsa, jugar* a la Bolsa

    to gamble ON something: I gambled on her being in — decidí correr el riesgo de que no estuviera en casa


    2.
    vt jugarse*
    Phrasal Verbs:

    II
    noun (no pl)
    a) (bet) apuesta f
    b) (risk)

    to take a gamble — arriesgarse*

    the gamble paid off — valió la pena arriesgarse

    ['ɡæmbl]
    1.
    N (=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

    2.
    VT [+ money] jugar, apostar; [+ one's life] arriesgar

    to gamble everything/one's future (on sth) — jugarse todo/el porvenir (a algo)

    3.
    VI (=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

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    I
    1. ['gæmbəl]
    intransitive verb
    a) (lay wager) jugar*

    to gamble ON something: will he come? - I wouldn't gamble on it — ¿vendrá? - no me fiaría yo

    b) (take risk) jugar*

    to gamble on the Stock Exchange — especular en la Bolsa, jugar* a la Bolsa

    to gamble ON something: I gambled on her being in — decidí correr el riesgo de que no estuviera en casa


    2.
    vt jugarse*
    Phrasal Verbs:

    II
    noun (no pl)
    a) (bet) apuesta f
    b) (risk)

    to take a gamble — arriesgarse*

    the gamble paid off — valió la pena arriesgarse

    English-spanish dictionary

  • 3 gamble

    I ['gæmbl]
    nome
    1) (bet) scommessa f.

    to have a gamble on sth. — scommettere su qcs

    2) fig. (risk) rischio m.

    to take a gamble — rischiare

    that's a bit of a gamble — è un po' rischioso

    his gamble paid off — ha vinto la scommessa

    II 1. ['gæmbl]
    verbo transitivo scommettere, arrischiare [money]; fig. puntare (on su)
    2.
    verbo intransitivo (at cards) giocare d'azzardo; (on horses) scommettere; fig. puntare (on su)

    to gamble for high stakes — giocare pesante (anche fig.)

    to gamble on the Stock Exchange — giocare in borsa

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    ['ɡæmbl] 1. verb
    (to risk losing money on the result of a horse-race etc.) giocare d'azzardo
    2. noun
    ((something which involves) a risk: The whole business was a bit of a gamble.) gioco d'azzardo
    - gambling
    - take a gamble
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    gamble /ˈgæmbl/
    n.
    1 gioco d'azzardo
    2 azzardo; pericolo; rischio: It's a gamble; you could lose everything, c'è il rischio che tu perda tutto; to take a gamble on sb., puntare (o scommettere) su q.
    to be on the gamble, giocare d'azzardo; essere dedito al gioco □ It's a bit of a gamble, la cosa è un po' rischiosa; non si è mai sicuri di nulla.
    (to) gamble /ˈgæmbl/
    A v. i.
    1 giocare d'azzardo
    2 giocare: to gamble at poker, giocare a poker; (fin., Borsa) He made a fortune by gambling on the stock exchange, fece una fortuna giocando in Borsa
    3 scommettere; puntare: to gamble on horses, puntare sui cavalli da corsa
    4 (fig.) puntare, contare, fare (troppo) affidamento (su qc.): Don't gamble on the bus being on time, non contare sulla puntualità dell'autobus!
    B v. t.
    1 scommettere, puntare: They've gambled a lot of money, hanno scommesso un sacco di soldi
    2 rischiare (denaro, ecc.)
    Let's gamble on its being a sunny day!, speriamo che ci sia il sole!
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    I ['gæmbl]
    nome
    1) (bet) scommessa f.

    to have a gamble on sth. — scommettere su qcs

    2) fig. (risk) rischio m.

    to take a gamble — rischiare

    that's a bit of a gamble — è un po' rischioso

    his gamble paid off — ha vinto la scommessa

    II 1. ['gæmbl]
    verbo transitivo scommettere, arrischiare [money]; fig. puntare (on su)
    2.
    verbo intransitivo (at cards) giocare d'azzardo; (on horses) scommettere; fig. puntare (on su)

    to gamble for high stakes — giocare pesante (anche fig.)

    to gamble on the Stock Exchange — giocare in borsa

    English-Italian dictionary

  • 4 gamble

    gamble [ˈgæmbl]
    1. noun
    pari m
    • a political gamble un pari politique
    • it was a bit of a gamble but ... c'était un peu risqué mais ...
    • the gamble paid off ça a payé de prendre ce risque
    • to take a gamble prendre un risque
    • to have a gamble on a horse miser sur un cheval
    • to have a gamble on the stock exchange jouer en Bourse
    2. intransitive verb
    jouer
    • to gamble on the stock exchange jouer en Bourse
    • we had been gambling on fine weather nous avions misé sur le beau temps
    • to gamble on doing sth (confident of success) compter faire qch ; (less sure) penser faire qch
    • he was gambling on them being late il comptait sur leur retard
    • to gamble with sb's life jouer avec la vie de qn
    • to gamble with one's future mettre en jeu son avenir
    ► gamble away separable transitive verb
    [+ money] perdre au jeu
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    ['gæmbl] 1.
    noun pari m

    to have a gamble on something — faire un pari sur quelque chose

    to take a gamble — faire un pari

    that's a bit of a gamble — c'est un peu risqué

    his gamble paid off — il a réussi or gagné son pari

    2.
    transitive verb jouer [money]; fig miser (on sur)
    3.
    intransitive verb (at cards, on shares) jouer; (on horses) parier; fig miser

    to gamble for high stakes — lit, fig jouer gros

    Phrasal Verbs:

    English-French dictionary

  • 5 gamble

    [ˈɡæmbl]
    gamble азартная игра gamble игра на бирже gamble игра на деньги gamble играть в азартные игры; to gamble away проиграть в карты (состояние и т. п.) gamble играть в азартные игры gamble играть на бирже gamble играть на деньги gamble рискованное предприятие, авантюра gamble рискованное предприятие gamble рисковать (with) gamble рисковать gamble спекулировать (на бирже) gamble спекулировать gamble спекуляция gamble играть в азартные игры; to gamble away проиграть в карты (состояние и т. п.) gamble on stock exchange играть на бирже

    English-Russian short dictionary

  • 6 gamble

    gamble
    A n
    1 (bet) pari m ; to have a gamble on sth faire un pari sur qch ;
    2 fig (risk) pari m ; to take a gamble faire un pari ; that's a bit of a gamble c'est un peu risqué ; a safe gamble un pari sûr ; his gamble paid off son pari or son coup de poker a réussi.
    B vtr jouer [money] ; fig miser (on sur) ; to gamble everything on sth tout miser sur qch.
    C vi (at cards) jouer ; Turf parier ; fig miser (on sur) ; to gamble on the horses parier aux courses ; to gamble at cards jouer de l'argent aux cartes ; to gamble for high stakes lit, fig jouer gros ; to gamble on the Stock Exchange jouer à la Bourse ; to gamble with sb's life jouer avec la vie de qn ; he gambled that the shares would rise il a misé sur l'augmentation des actions ; she hadn't gambled on his being there elle n'avait pas prévu qu'il serait là.
    Phrasal verb
    gamble away :
    gamble away [sth], gamble [sth] away perdre [qch] au jeu [money, fortune] ; he had gambled all his money away il avait perdu tout son argent au jeu.

    Big English-French dictionary

  • 7 gamble

    gamble [{{t}}'gæmbəl]
    1 intransitive verb
    jouer;
    I don't gamble je ne joue pas pour de l'argent;
    to gamble on a throw of the dice miser sur un coup de dé(s);
    to gamble on the Stock Exchange jouer à la Bourse, boursicoter;
    {{}}figurative{{}} Napoleon gambled and lost Napoléon a joué et perdu
    2 transitive verb
    parier, miser;
    to gamble one's money on horses jouer son argent aux courses;
    {{}}figurative{{}} the government has gambled its political future on the plan's success le gouvernement a joué son avenir sur le succès du projet
    3 noun
    (a) (wager) pari m;
    I like an occasional gamble on the horses j'aime bien jouer aux courses de temps en temps
    (b) (risk) coup m de poker;
    I know it's a gamble but… je sais que c'est risqué mais…;
    his gamble paid off son coup de poker a payé;
    it's a gamble we have to take c'est un risque qu'il faut prendre;
    it's a bit of a gamble whether it'll work or not nous n'avons aucun moyen de savoir si ça marchera
    gamble away separable transitive verb
    (fortune) perdre au jeu
    gamble on inseparable transitive verb
    miser ou tabler ou compter sur;
    we'd gambled on having fine weather on avait misé sur le beau temps;
    I wouldn't gamble on the plan succeeding je ne tablerais pas sur la réussite du projet;
    they're gambling on there not being an inspector on the train ils misent sur le fait qu'il n'y aura pas de contrôleur dans le train;
    she's gambling on getting home by eight o'clock elle compte rentrer avant huit heures

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  • 8 gamble

    gam·ble [ʼgæmbl̩] n
    usu sing
    Risiko nt, Wagnis nt;
    business \gamble Geschäftsrisiko nt;
    to take a \gamble etw riskieren [o wagen], ein Risiko eingehen vi
    1) (bet) [um Geld] spielen, zocken (sl)
    to \gamble at cards um Geld Karten spielen;
    to \gamble on dogs/horses auf Hunde/Pferde wetten;
    to \gamble on the stock market [or exchange] an der Börse spekulieren
    2) (take a risk)
    to \gamble that ... sich akk darauf verlassen, dass ...;
    I'm gambling that he'll forget my promise from last year ich spekuliere darauf, dass er mein Versprechen vom Vorjahr vergessen wird;
    to \gamble on sth auf etw akk setzen;
    we're \gambleing on the weather being good for our picnic wir verlassen uns darauf, dass das Wetter für unser Picknick gut sein wird;
    to \gamble with sth etw aufs Spiel setzen vt
    to \gamble sth etw aufs Spiel setzen;
    to \gamble one's fortune/future/money sein Vermögen/seine Zukunft/sein Geld aufs Spiel setzen;
    to \gamble everything on sb/sth für jdn/etw alles aufs Spiel setzen

    English-German students dictionary

  • 9 gamble

    gamble gam∙ble verb 1. gamble (sth) (on sth) to risk money on a card game, horse race, etc. • (牌戏、赛马等中)赌博,打赌: ▪ [V]
    »to gamble at cards
    赌纸牌
    »to gamble on the horses
    赌马
    ▪ [VN]
    »I gambled all my winnings on the last race.
    我把赢了的钱全压在最后一场赛马上了。
    2. gamble (sth) (on sth) to risk losing sth in the hope of being successful • 冒风险;碰运气;以…为赌注: ▪ [VN]
    »Heˈs gambling his reputation on this deal.
    他在以自己的声誉为这笔交易作赌注。
    ▪ [V]
    »It was wrong to gamble with our childrenˈs future.
    拿孩子们的未来冒险是错误的。
    gam∙bler noun:
    »He was a compulsive gambler (= found it difficult to stop).
    他嗜赌成癖。
    【PHR V】 ˌgamble sth∽aˈway • to lose sth such as money, possessions, etc. by gambling • 赌掉;赌光 ˈgamble on sth / on doing sth • to take a risk with sth, hoping that you will be successful • 冒…的风险;碰…的运气:
    »He gambled on being able to buy a ticket at the last minute.
    他碰运气看能否在最后时刻买到票。
    noun [sing.] • an action that you take when you know there is a risk but when you hope that the result will be a success • 赌博;打赌;冒险:
    »She knew she was taking a gamble but decided it was worth it.
    她知道是在冒险,但她认为冒这个险值得。
    »They invested money in the company right at the start and the gamble paid off (= brought them success).
    他们一开始就把资金投到这家公司,结果这一冒险获得了成功。
    * * *
    ['gæmbl]
    n. 冒險
    v. 賭博, 投機, 孤註一擲

    English-Chinese dictionary

  • 10 gamble

    1. [ʹgæmb(ə)l] n разг.
    1. азартная игра
    2. рискованное предприятие, авантюра

    to take a gamble on smth. - рискнуть чем-л.

    it was pure gamble but we agreed - мы согласились, хотя это была чистая /чистой воды/ авантюра

    2. [ʹgæmb(ə)l] v
    1. играть в азартные игры, играть на деньги

    I never gamble - я никогда не играю на деньги

    to gamble deep - вести крупную игру

    2. спекулировать, играть (на бирже; тж. to gamble on the Stock Exchange)

    to gamble on a rise in prices - спекулировать на повышении цен

    to gamble in oil shares - спекулировать нефтяными акциями

    3. 1) (with) рисковать

    to gamble with one's future - рисковать своим будущим

    2) делать ставку

    they gambled on our politeness - они рассчитывали на нашу вежливость

    I'll gamble my life on his honesty - за его честность я ручаюсь жизнью

    НБАРС

  • 11 gamble

    'ɡæmbl 1. verb
    (to risk losing money on the result of a horse-race etc.) sette på spill, satse penger
    2. noun
    ((something which involves) a risk: The whole business was a bit of a gamble.) hasardspill, sjanseseilas
    - gambling
    - take a gamble
    spille
    I
    subst. \/ˈɡæmbl\/
    1) (hasard)spill, hasard, lotteri
    2) (overført) sjansespill, sjanseseilas
    marriage is a gamble
    ekteskapet er et sjansespill
    II
    verb \/ˈɡæmbl\/
    1) gamble, spille, spille hasard, spille høyt
    he loved to gamble on horses
    han elsket å spille på hester
    2) sette på spill, satse
    gamble at cards spille kort, drive med kortspill
    gamble away spille bort
    he gambled away his fortune
    han spilte bort formuen sin
    gamble on vedde om, tippe på
    they gambled on the result of the race
    de veddet om resultatet av løpet
    spekulere i
    gamble with spille hasard med, sette på spill

    English-Norwegian dictionary

  • 12 gamble

    {'gæmbl}
    I. 1. играя комар
    to GAMBLE away at cards проигравам на карти
    2. рискувам (големи суми), спекулирам (и на борсата)
    II. 1. хазартна игра, комар
    2. рисковано предприятие, риск, спекулация, въпрос на късмет
    to take a GAMBLE with something рискувам/поемам риск с нещо
    * * *
    {'gambl} v 1. играя комар; to gamble away at cards проигравам на ка(2) {'gambl} n 1. хазартна игра; комар: 2. рисковано предприят
    * * *
    спекулирам; спекулация; рискувам; проигравам; комар;
    * * *
    1. i. играя комар 2. ii. хазартна игра, комар 3. to gamble away at cards проигравам на карти 4. to take a gamble with something рискувам/поемам риск с нещо 5. рисковано предприятие, риск, спекулация, въпрос на късмет 6. рискувам (големи суми), спекулирам (и на борсата)
    * * *
    gamble[gæmbl] I. v 1. играя комар; to \gamble away проигравам (на карти); he \gambled away his wife's fortune той проигра богатството на жена си; 2. рискувам големи суми; рискувам; 3. спекулирам, злоупотребявам, изкориствам; to \gamble on the Stock Exchange играя на борсата; II. n 1. хазартна игра; комар; 2. рисковано предприятие, спекула; въпрос на късмет; to take a \gamble поемам риск.

    English-Bulgarian dictionary

  • 13 gamble

    ['gæmbl] 1. гл.
    1)
    а) играть в азартные игры
    б) держать пари, делать ставки

    John gambled heavily on the horses. — Джон ставил очень большие суммы на скачках.

    Are you going to gamble on the result of the fight? — Ты собираешься делать ставки на результат боя?

    Syn:
    2) рисковать

    They are not prepared to gamble their careers on this matter. — Они не готовы рисковать своей карьерой ради этого дела.

    Who wants to gamble with the life of a friend? — Кто же хочет рисковать жизнью друга?

    Syn:
    3) (gamble on) быть уверенным в (чём-л.)

    You can't gamble on the weather in England. — В Англии никогда нельзя быть уверенным, какая будет погода.

    Syn:
    build 2. 7), calculate, count 2., depend, figure on, rely, trust, wager
    2. сущ.; разг.
    1) азартная игра

    Her brute of a husband was always on the drink and gamble. — Её муж-скотина вечно пил и играл в азартные игры.

    Many English come here to get fresh air and indulge in a gamble. — Многие англичане приезжают сюда подышать воздухом и поиграть в азартные игры.

    2) рискованное предприятие, авантюра

    the president's risky gamble in calling a referendum — рискованная игра, которую затеял президент, назначив референдум

    Англо-русский современный словарь

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    1. n разг. азартная игра

    gamble on the market — играть на бирже

    gamble on the stock exchange — играть на бирже

    2. n разг. рискованное предприятие, авантюра

    it was pure gamble but we agreed — мы согласились, хотя это была чистая авантюра

    3. v играть в азартные игры, играть на деньги

    I never gamble — я никогда не играю на деньги

    4. v спекулировать, играть

    to gamble on a rise in prices — спекулировать на повышении цен

    5. v рисковать

    gamble with — рисковать

    6. v делать ставку

    they gambled on our politeness — они рассчитывали на нашу вежливость

    gamble on — делать

    Синонимический ряд:
    1. bet (noun) bet; speculation; wager
    2. chance (noun) chance; hazard; risk; uncertainty; venture
    3. put (verb) back; bet; chance; game; go; hazard; lay; lay down; play; post; put; put on; risk; set; speculate; stake; venture; wager
    Антонимический ряд:
    avoid; insure; invest; plan; safeguard; save; sure thing

    English-Russian base dictionary

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    n. gok
    --------
    v. gokken
    gamble1
    [ gæmbl] 〈zelfstandig naamwoord; voornamelijk enkelvoud〉
    gok(je) 〈ook figuurlijk〉riskante zaak, speculatie
    voorbeelden:
    1   have a gamble (on) gokken (op), speculeren (op)
         take a gamble (on) een gokje wagen (op)
         it is a gamble het is een loterij/gok
    ————————
    gamble2
    I 〈onovergankelijk werkwoord〉
    gokkenspelen, dobbelen
    speculeren
    voorbeelden:
    1   gamble at cards kaarten om geld
         gamble on gokken/rekenen op
    II 〈overgankelijk werkwoord〉
    op het spel zetteninzetten
    voorbeelden:
    1   gamble away vergokken

    English-Dutch dictionary

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    ['gæmbl] 1. n
    ryzyko nt
    2. vt

    to gamble away — money, profits przegrywać (przegrać perf), przepuszczać (przepuścić perf) (inf)

    3. vi
    (risk) ryzykować (zaryzykować perf); (bet) uprawiać hazard

    to gamble on — stawiać (postawić perf) na +acc

    to gamble on the Stock Exchange — spekulować na giełdzie papierów wartościowych

    he used to gamble on the horses — grywał na wyścigach

    * * *
    ['ɡæmbl] 1. verb
    (to risk losing money on the result of a horse-race etc.) uprawiać hazard
    2. noun
    ((something which involves) a risk: The whole business was a bit of a gamble.) ryzyko
    - gambling
    - take a gamble

    English-Polish dictionary

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    1. n
    рискованное предприятие, авантюра
    2. v
    1) спекулировать; играть на бирже
    2) рисковать, пускаться в рискованные предприятия

    - gamble on the market
    - gamble on a rise in prices
    - gamble on the stock exchange
    - gamble away
    - gamble in stocks
    - gamble on a rise in prices

    English-russian dctionary of contemporary Economics

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    азартная игра имя существительное:
    азартная игра (gambling, gamble, game of chance, gaming, play, hazard)
    авантюра (adventure, gamble, venture, escapade, shady enterprise, long shot)
    рискованное предприятие (venture, wildcat, long shot, gamble, adventure, flyer)
    глагол:
    рисковать (risk, venture, take risks, gamble, take a chance, jeopardize)
    играть в азартные игры (gamble, play, game)
    спекулировать (speculate, gamble, profiteer, Job)

    Англо-русский синонимический словарь

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    азартная игра || играть в азартную игру

    English-Russian scientific dictionary

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    1. n
    игра, авантюра, риск

    to embark upon political gamble — начинать рискованную политическую игру

    to take a pretty bold political gamble — идти на довольно смелый политический риск

    2. v
    спекулировать, играть (на бирже)

    to gamble on smth — играть на чем-л.

    Politics english-russian dictionary

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