take a chance

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take a chance

Risk something, gamble, as in I'll take a chance that he'll be on the next plane. [c. 1900]

The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer.
Copyright © 1997. Published by Houghton Mifflin.
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