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English translation: Likelihood

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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."
Ramona Ali
Local time: 11:35
English translation:Likelihood
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.
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Daphne b
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Local time: 04:35
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5Possibility
Ritu Bhanot
na +2LikelihoodDaphne b


  

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3 hrs peer agreement (net): +2
Likelihood


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: Native in GreekGreek
PRO pts in pair: 13

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agree  Ritu Bhanot: Correct!
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266 days   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5
Possibility


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!


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Ritu Bhanot
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in HindiHindi
PRO pts in pair: 4
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