Also, chance upon. Happen upon, find or meet accidentally, as in In Paris we chanced on a wonderful little restaurant, or Andrew chanced upon his karate teacher in the health-food store. [Mid-1500s]
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Just the hard-on before you shoot unarmed members of the public.'Babylon' Review: The Dumb Lives of Trigger-Happy Cops|Melissa Leon|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
With chemotherapy, her doctors give her at least an 80 percent chance of survival.
Three on-the-record stories from a family: a mother and her daughters who came from Phoenix.I Tried to Warn You About Sleazy Billionaire Jeffrey Epstein in 2003|Vicky Ward|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
At the moment, the only chance I get is when I go do Late Night with Seth Meyers.
You just travel light with carry-on luggage, go to cities that you love, and get to hang out with all your friends.
If you throw away this chance, you will both richly deserve to be hanged, as I sincerely trust you will be.The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club, v. 2(of 2)|Charles Dickens
Instead of giving you a chance to say, "He has made a mistake," he forced you to say, "He has shown how to get out of a mistake."Music-Study in Germany|Amy Fay
Few of us there are who would not gladly read and speak several more languages if we had the chance of doing so.The Salvaging Of Civilisation|H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
In running over many words, the intellect might be arrested by chance.Assimilative Memory|Marcus Dwight Larrowe (AKA Prof. A. Loisette)
But it was my only chance then; or rather I had seen enough of business to avoid making mistakes when I could.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton