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Example sentences for chance
They found that social cues did increase the probability that someone would give a song a chance.
The probability that the result was due to pure chance was less than one chance in ten million.
For one thing, the court may not immediately take up this matter, giving boosters of the laws the chance to dig in their heels.
So this weekend is your best chance to see it and it should be much further along by then.
By joining a new colony, members of the losing colony gained a chance at future reproduction.
Since it is stated that this list isn't comprehensive, don't take a chance.
If and when an internal candidate is no longer under consideration, offer him a chance to withdraw gracefully and confidentially.
Given the chance, she said, she would have done it all again.
It was a chance to take my two favorite tastes and put them together.
Before the war he didn't have the slightest chance of being elected.
Here's your chance to create a holiday wreath using all native materials.
But the real draw for me was the chance to see humpback whales.
Enter our contest for a chance to share your photos with the world.
On the odd chance they actually speak face to face to another human being, they're no better.
We're especially lucky to have the chance to enjoy them this year.
He buys it to read in the cars, in his leisure hours at home-in the hotel, at all chance moments.
Because the field is so new, there's still a chance to strike it rich, promoters promised.
Chance also found that the students weren't aware that they were deceiving themselves.
There are few moments in history when a lifesaving chance emerges.
Your current college may offer your best chance of landing a full-time position, but it's not your only chance.
Midterm feedback from students gives professors a chance to adjust their courses to improve learning and student satisfaction.
And it's enough to convince a coffee addict to give tea a chance.
That's when children should be trying to build stronger bones, as this period is their last chance to do so, she explains.
Part two of a series of articles on the neuroscience of chance.
If you missed any of our news and politics entries, here's your chance to get caught up.
Yes, there is a chance of other people catching the bug too, as contaminated human excrements could get to drinking water sources.
Americans need farm policy to be brought into line with health and climate-change policy, and now is our chance.
But it marked a departure by giving her the chance to investigate an ongoing conflict, to be relevant.
There was little chance of missing the elephant in the room.
Some folks plan trips around the chance of seeing wildlife.
Presumably someone who gets nominated has a better chance at an interview.
We're going to leave the bees alone for awhile to give her a chance to do that.
Unfortunately this candidate will never be told that it was the teaching demo that killed his chance.
There's a good chance you'll see an expat mom here at the village playground with her kids.
Chance was taken when an unexpected element presented itself.
Blind and double-blind tests have been administered, and the gorillas' level of performance is significantly above chance.
Some see this chance for an education as their only chance in life, their last option.
If you lose your phone or your computer, there's a fair chance you'll get it back if you're using some kind of tracking software.
She never had the chance to find out how much they might improve.
And the happier your dog, the better your chance of maintaining a garden you'll both enjoy.
Being in a ship is being in a jail, with the chance of being drowned.
It's even rarer still that one would call you after a chance encounter and volunteer to help your family.
Under such conditions, there is little chance for noncompliance.
Chance disaster as a bigger extinction threat than once thought.
Give the control a chance to work before trying something stronger.
It's the students final chance to get any feedback prior to submission.
The spectacle looks to be the second-to-last chance to see the shower in this century.
If you missed the movie in theaters, now's your chance to catch this great film.
And devolution has given a chance to talented local leaders from outside the civil service or army.
Translation has actually given poets a chance to earn a living, unlike the actual business of poetry, which is no business at all.
If he's survived prison then he deserves his chance at freedom again.
Finally, if you have the chance at the conclusion of the interview, ask sharp questions.
Best chance for availability is early summer or fall.
Didn't get the chance to grow much basil this summer.
On the off chance you're not trolling, let me inform you that you learned the wrong lesson.
The more homes are on the market, the less chance that prices will stabilise.
He butchers prisoners, betrays everybody, and seizes the main chance.
Its soul has no chance to escape from limbo or purgatory.
As chance would have it, she married the officer who liberated her.
Why does this article-writer got a chance to write his vision on the faster-than-light-neutrino's.
But student fees offer the best chance of pumping more resources into higher education.
Some see the crisis as a chance to change the way they do business.
The lion should chase the gazelle for as long as possible to maximize the chance of catching it.
He failed to take the chance that might have saved you.
What is cooked in its labs has little chance of seeing the light of the day.
Skeptical of reason in the wake of the war, dadaists turned to chance as an antidote.
Neither was given much chance of winning the nomination.
So it's not a stretch to imagine some employers taking a chance on people with a different kind of credential.
But how to make a big breakthrough, well, that is equal parts chance and voodoo.
The resulting downtime gave the crew a chance to get caught up on some things.
But few of us get a chance to peek into the minutiae of running a deli.
On the national scene people haven't yet had a chance to grow tired of him, or to examine the warts and the skeletons.
Meteor gazers have one last chance to catch a show this year.
It turns out, however, that our ability to shape our dreams is better than mere chance.
McDowell, however, thought there was a chance that an operation could result in a complete cure.
They do help because they teach you tricks to speed up your response time and minimize the chance of errors.
There's a lot of money involved and a pretty good chance of getting it at this point.
We really do have a chance of making inroads on those subjects.
Please give me a chance to connect with colleagues about your inquiry.
Eventually, some took a chance and did the development work.
Each year visitors stand in line early for their chance at a ticket for the paint-a-pot project.
Oh, for the chance to go back and relive the past and not make the same mistake twice.
Granting all who visit a chance to discover how life was meant to be lived.
Given the chance, their tractor beam will pull a particle all the way back to the source.
There is a chance that the quark itself might be composed of still smaller particles.
But there's still a fair chance the increase could be much more than this.
Alcoholics have trouble understanding jokes, but they may be missing out on much more than a chance to laugh.
But the animal's saliva may one day give some stroke sufferers a better chance of survival.
There's a good chance students skip over answers they don't know intending to go back, and then they forget.
Although they were paid for their keen insights into world affairs, they often performed worse than random chance.
And the chance to lock in low real yields for half a century is surely not to be missed.
It provided a unique chance to design plates from a kitchen point of view rather than a dining room point of view.
All you have to do is offer them a chance to make money and anything goes.
If you ever dreamed of owning your own dinosaur, now's your chance.
Stretch the time between waterings so plants have a chance to partially dry out.
But if water is applied too often, the pore spaces never have a chance to drain.
Usually such variety is attributed to the vagaries of history and chance.
For her, our trip was a chance to revisit her childhood.
He jotted down on ivory tablets thoughts, maxims, reflections which chance has preserved for the edification of posterity.
But she displayed inexplicable naivete by accepting a job in which she had no chance of succeeding.
The world now has a chance to make finance work better.
Every year thousands enter a lottery for a chance to bathe in winter solstice sunlight in the prehistoric monument's main chamber.
It is a game of chance with the potential for disastrous consequences.
With its low-season rates through the month, here's your chance to get inside this oasis in the heart of the city.
Part one of a series of articles on the neuroscience of chance.
It's a committee of cronyism that thinks they should give money to films that, without them, have no chance of being made.
Ordinarily, companies angling for the contract would have had the chance to submit competing proposals.
In general, propositions need heavy majorities in the summer polling to stand a chance in the fall.
The chance of that happening in the same winter is incredibly unlikely.
It also gives you a chance to relive the successes long after flowers fade.
For the best chance of repeat bloom in subsequent years, choose a site in full sun that doesn't get much summer water.
The long-term benefits sound substantial: an improved chance of getting a corner office and a six-figure salary.
My point is that you give those qualified applicants a chance without being blinded by student generated websites.
The testing service will offer them a chance to retake the test at no charge.
Each ticket has a one-in-seven chance of winning a prize, however small.
If he had a chance to live outside the myth, it was by mastering the here and now.
More civil nuclear technology around the world increases the chance of weapons proliferation.
It's about having a chance to reinvent yourself that many of us can only dream about.
But there's also a chance children might add significantly to your bliss.
If you can't make that date, you have another chance.
The pruning improves air circulation, lessening the chance of fungal and bacterial mildews and rot.
If a weapon evolves in nature, there is a certain chance that a counter-weapon will also evolve.
It's the best defense against gangs, violence, and drug use by kids-and the best chance to ensure their future.
If you weren't abused, the chance of your getting into trouble with the law was much, much slimmer.
If you want to see the original, however, you might get the chance to see it in theaters.
Both are inevitable, but the first offers the best chance of immediate gains.
It would not be fair for me to offer the chance to you without offering the chance to other students.
After more than a week in remote rain forest, he got his chance.
By chance, they had spent some years of life together-that was all.
Such killings usually escape scrutiny-and controversy-because they preclude any chance of surrender.
So long as the work itself is worthy, he argued, it would stand an excellent chance of publication.
Most live on meager budgets, and a subway school may be their only chance for a bachelor's degree.
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