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US [ɑdz]
UK [ɒdz]
  • n.可能性;胜算;不和;不平等(的东西)
  • Web赔率;机会;几率
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n.
1.
(事物发生的)可能性,概率,几率,机会the degree to which sth is likely to happen
The odds are very much in our favour(= we are likely to succeed) .
我方胜算的几率极大。
The odds are heavily against him(= he is not likely to succeed) .
他成功的几率很小。
The odds are that(= it is likely that) she'll win.
她有可能会赢。
What are the odds(= how likely is it) he won't turn up?
他不会露面的可能性有多大?
2.
不利条件;掣肘的事情;逆境something that makes it seem impossible to do or achieve sth
They secured a victory in the face of overwhelming odds.
尽管情况非常不利,他们仍得到了胜利。
Against all (the) odds , he made a full recovery.
在凶多吉少的情形下,他终于完全康复了。
3.
投注赔率the connection between two numbers that shows how much money sb will receive if they win a bet
odds of ten to one(= ten times the amount of money that has been bet by sb will be paid to them if they win)
十比一的赔率
They are offering long/short odds(= the prize money will be high/low because there is a high/low risk of losing) on the defending champion.
他们为卫冕者开出了高╱低赔率。
I'll lay odds on him getting the job(= I'm sure he will get it) .
我敢说他能得到这份工作。

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