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21:50 Jul 24, 2001
English to English translations [PRO] Art/Literary
English term or phrase:chance
"Chance of people on the bridges peeping over the parapets into a nether sky of fog."
Explanation: Chance of + -ing = the likelihood of doing sth. So here, the meaning would be "the likelihood that people will be peeping..."
Could that be it? Perhaps if you provide the whole sentence, I can help you more.
Daphne b Sweden Local time: 04:35 Native speaker of: Greek PRO pts in pair: 13
266 days confidence:
Explanation: In a sentence like this one is talking about the possibility (or rather the impossibility) of such a task as might have been explained either before or after this particular phrase (in a poetic manner).
That's all I can guess givenk of context!
My own knowledge of the language
Ritu Bhanot Native speaker of: English, Hindi PRO pts in pair: 4