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chance

English translation of chance

chance

In French, 'chance' has a similar meaning to its English translation, often referring to luck or fortune. It can be used in a variety of contexts, though, such as in the phrase 'Bonne chance!' which means 'Good luck!' It's also used in certain expressions like 'par chance' meaning 'fortunately' or 'by chance.'


Example sentences using: chance

Il a une chance de gagner.

English translation of Il a une chance de gagner.

He has a chance to win.

This French sentence translates directly into English. It is used to express the possibility or probability of an event happening, which in this case is 'winning'.

Je te souhaite bonne chance.

English translation of Je te souhaite bonne chance.

I wish you good luck.

This is a common phrase used in the French language to wish someone good luck, typically before they embark on a undertaking or journey.

C'était une chance inouïe.

English translation of C'était une chance inouïe.

It was an incredible chance.

This French sentence implies that someone had an incredible, almost unbelievable, opportunity or experience.

Il n'a aucune chance contre lui.

English translation of Il n'a aucune chance contre lui.

He stands no chance against him.

This phrase indicates that the person referred to has no possibility of succeeding or winning against someone else.

Tu n'as pas laissé de chance pour l'échec.

English translation of Tu n'as pas laissé de chance pour l'échec.

You left no chance for failure.

This confident French sentence implies that a person has planned or prepared so thoroughly that failure is not an option.

Saisis ta chance.

English translation of Saisis ta chance.

Seize your chance.

This is a French expression equivalent to the English idiom 'seize the day', but specifically referring to an opportunity.

C'est ta dernière chance.

English translation of C'est ta dernière chance.

This is your last chance.

This French sentence informs someone that they have one final opportunity to do something.

J'ai raté ma chance.

English translation of J'ai raté ma chance.

I missed my chance.

The person speaking in this sentence is expressing regret over a missed opportunity.

Elle a saisi la chance.

English translation of Elle a saisi la chance.

She seized the chance.

This sentence states that a woman took an opportunity when it was presented to her.

Elle n'a pas eu de chance.

English translation of Elle n'a pas eu de chance.

She didn't get lucky.

Here, 'chance' is used to express luck or fortune, suggesting that the woman in question did not receive good luck or fortune.

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