give something a chance

give something a chance
give someone/​something a chance phrase
used for telling someone not to make a judgment about someone or something too quickly
Thesaurus: ways of telling someone not to hurrysynonym
Main entry: give

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • chance — 1 noun 1 POSSIBILITY (C, U) how possible or likely it is that something will happen, especially something that you want: chance/chances of: What are her chances of survival? | there s a chance (that): There s always the chance that something will …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • chance — chance1 W1S1 [tʃa:ns US tʃæns] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(possibility)¦ 2¦(opportunity)¦ 3¦(risk)¦ 4¦(likely to succeed)¦ 5¦(luck)¦ 6 stand/have a chance (of something/of doing something) 7 by any chance 8 any chance of ...? 9 be in with a chance …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • give — 1 verb past tense gavepast participle given PROVIDE/SUPPLY 1 (T) to provide or supply someone with something: give sb sth: Researchers were given a 10,000 grant to continue their work. | Can you give me a ride to the office on Tuesday? | He went… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • give — give1 W1S1 [gıv] v past tense gave [geıv] past participle given [ˈgıvən] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(present or money)¦ 2¦(put something in somebody s hand)¦ 3¦(let somebody do something)¦ 4¦(tell somebody something)¦ 5¦(make a movement/do an action)¦… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • give — give1 [ gıv ] (past tense gave [ geıv ] ; past participle giv|en [ gıvn ] ) verb *** ▸ 1 provide someone with something ▸ 2 make someone owner of something ▸ 3 put medicine in someone ▸ 4 cause effect/experience ▸ 5 communicate ▸ 6 perform action …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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