Sentence Examples with the word chances

We are somewhere in the middle of the earth, and the chances are we'll reach the other side of it before long.

It has the disadvantage that the distance from one level to the next cannot usually be more than fifty feet without increasing greatly the chances of injury to the men from falling rock..

The chances he knew her surgeon were negligible.

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And we both know if Shipton is a beater, chances are good she'll just keep on taking it, until he kills her or gets what he wants.

A hundred million most diverse chances which will be decided on the instant by the fact that our men or theirs run or do not run, and that this man or that man is killed, but all that is being done at present is only play.

The election of elderly Grand Masters became prevalent, the turmoil and chances of frequent elections being acceptable to younger members.

In former battles he had only considered the possibilities of success, but now innumerable unlucky chances presented themselves, and he expected them all.

Talleyrand refused to clear himself of the charges made against him as his friends (especially Madame de Stael) urged him to do; and the incident probably told against his chances of admission into the Directory, which were discussed in the summer of 1798.

But the journey was abandoned, and after some months Erasmus found that even with occasional chances to read at Groenendael, the life of a court was hardly more favourable to study than that of Steyn.

I've got no magic, so chances are I'm gonna get myself killed a time or two.