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Verb: take chances
  1. Take a risk in the hope of a favourable outcome
    "When you buy these stocks you are taking chances";
    - gamble, chance, risk, hazard, adventure, run a risk, take a chance

Derived forms: takes chances, took chances, taken chances, taking chances

Type of: assay, attempt, essay, seek, try

Encyclopedia: Take chances, make mistakes, get messy!