play games of change for money; take great risks for the chance of winning sth
act of gambling; undertaking with a risk of loss and a chance of profit
"When you buy these stocks you are gambling"
The real point is the chance, the uncertainty, the gamble.
出自： G. Saintsbury
When they played cards, they always gambled.
出自： D. H. Lawrence
The British government had..decided to gamble that Japan would remain neutral.
出自： A. J. P. Taylor
He gambled on the horses.
出自： F. Raphael
那些人赌了整整一夜。 gamble sth ⇔ away
The foolish man gambled away all his money.
His father left him a fortune, but he gambled it away.
It is too easy to gamble away a fortune.
He gambled on the manager's support.
Are you going to gamble on the result of the boxing match?
They gambled on the result of a race.
他们为比赛的结果打赌。 gamble sth on sth
He gambled all his winning on the last race.
他把所有赢得的钱都押在最后一场比赛上。 gamble on sth
He may accept the invitation, but I wouldn't gamble on it.
It's not safe to gamble on the train arriving late.
You can't gamble on the weather in England.
I prepared to gamble on the possibility of finding empty seats at the theatre.
剧院中可能会找到空位,我准备去碰碰运气。 gamble on v-ing
Don't gamble on getting the job.
He can not gamble on offending his boss.
Don't gamble with your future.