a roll of the dice

a roll of the dice
a roll of the dice
— used to say that something could have either a good result or a bad result

Opening a new restaurant is always a roll of the dice.

It's a roll of the dice whether we succeed or fail.

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Main Entry:dice
a roll of the dice — see dice, 1
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Main Entry:roll

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