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English term or phrase:odds
Chinese translation:可能性
Entered by: Julia Zou
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04:50 Mar 18, 2007
English to Chinese translations [PRO]
Bus/Financial - Telecom(munications)
English term or phrase: odds
原文:Although it is conceivable that a strong high-end MVNO will emerge, we think the odds are long.
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可能性
Explanation:
可能性

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Note added at 14 mins (2007-03-18 05:04:23 GMT)
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odds没有多大关系; 无关紧要, 没有多大差别。 long odds. 极不相等的机会; 极小的可能性. make odds even. 拉平; 消除差别. short odds. 几乎相等的机会(指比赛、打赌等). shout the odds. [俚]说大话; 夸海口. The odds are that ... [口]大概, 很可能 ...
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Julia Zou
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Local time: 03:24
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thank you so much!
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4 +2可能性
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11 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +2
可能性


Explanation:
可能性

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Note added at 14 mins (2007-03-18 05:04:23 GMT)
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odds没有多大关系; 无关紧要, 没有多大差别。 long odds. 极不相等的机会; 极小的可能性. make odds even. 拉平; 消除差别. short odds. 几乎相等的机会(指比赛、打赌等). shout the odds. [俚]说大话; 夸海口. The odds are that ... [口]大概, 很可能 ...
www.fane.cn/dict/odds.htm - 21k - 补充材料 - 网页快照 - 类似网页


Julia Zou
China
Local time: 03:24
Native speaker of: Native in ChineseChinese
PRO pts in category: 8
Grading comment
thank you so much!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Wenjer Leuschel: 尚须消除的障碍性的、负面的可能性。We think the odds are long 可以意译为“我们认为还有一段不短的路要走”。
9 mins
  -> Thank you for your opinion, Wenjer.

agree  Danbing HE
22 hrs
  -> Thank you, Danbing!
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