How to use Gamble in a sentence
He'd taken a gamble by entrusting it to her.
I quit my jobs and took a massive gamble.
Just as a gamble on a warm spring can bring you an early crop of tomatoes, it can be worth your time to plant a later crop.
Wildly guessing at your potential size from a brand you've never worn before or taking a gamble on a style that you're not entirely sure will work, you often end up paying the price in the end - literally and figuratively.
In 2008, after Sebastian was purchased by Proctor & Gamble, its image and products were completely reinvented.Advertisement
The company was acquired by Bristol-Myers Squibb in 1957 and subsequently taken over by Proctor & Gamble in 2001.
Of course, it's always a gamble to wait for a sale because they may not have your size in stock anymore (or have the suit at all) when prime wetsuit clearance shopping time comes around.
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Shopping in thrift shops, of course, is a gamble, because you never know what you will find.
Many people who do gamble are considered lucky players who win often, but these people have learned the secret of numbers.Advertisement
The term "soap opera" comes from the original serial radio shows that were sponsored by soap companies such as Colgate-Palmolive and Procter and Gamble.
Places with "local-sounding" names in their title can be a gamble as well.
If the new employee is a marketing professional, he may justify the expense by taking a gamble that a professional in sales and marketing will increase sales.
Buying a used vehicle can be a bit of a gamble, but you can take a lot of the risk out of the situation by consulting used car ratings and reviews before you make a purchase.
In 1837, candle maker William Proctor and soap maker James Gamble joined together to mass produce high quality, low-cost soap products.Advertisement
This guarantee makes investing in the CD-ROM system less of a financial gamble.
You may feel like you need coverage, or you may feel like taking a gamble.
Without reinsurance, an insurance company is taking quite a gamble and may not always come out ahead.
This will save money, but it's important to understand that if your coverage is too low, you are taking a significant gamble with the health of your family's finances.
You'll get a better idea of how they look on your shape without making the financial gamble involved on an item you won't be able to return if you have second thoughts.Advertisement
You'll just need to take your girls to a specialty shop where your brand of choice is sold--or take a gamble and order online.
The other large part of Allen's gamble was that Kanye West's version of Heartless was so drastically different than the version Allen performed.
Give each guest a set amount of chips to gamble with.
Although Americans are deemed adults at the age of 18, the year they can vote, rent an apartment and join the military, among other things, they enter into full adulthood at 21, the year they can also drink and gamble legally.
Rowling's ups the ante, though, knitting in this army of new characters, but her wager is not a bluff and the cards she shows in Order of the Phoenix back up her gamble.Advertisement
Qui-Gon did not gamble, steal and lie for his own personal gain.
In the year 2000, Oil of Olay's parent company, Procter and Gamble, changed the company name to simply Olay, to lessen the impression that all of the brand's skincare products contain oils.
Olay has partnered with Cover Girl, another Proctor and Gamble brand, to create a line of anti-aging cosmetics.
The visionary Olay Pro X line was created in collaboration between a group of renowned dermatologists and Proctor and Gamble scientists known as the Alliance.
War for fighting's sake, although in the popular mind there may be, during most wars, only the excitement and the emotion of a great gamble, has no conscious place among the motives of those who determine the destinies of peoples.
Gamble's quail, bob-white, grouse, English pheasants and wild turkeys are the most important game birds, and the mocking-bird is common throughout south-western New Mexico.
A great achievement for horror cinema at the time as the film was released unrated, a big gamble that paid off.
Procter & Gamble are a multi billion dollar multi-national animal testing corporation.
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Money to gamble metal dissipated quickly uranium metal posed a deep slit.
The theory of cognitive dissonance is supposed to explain why people gamble.
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This call represented a gamble on the part of the PCF leader Robert Hue.
The move was a calculated gamble to fend off litigation.
To assume this regime's good faith is to bet the lives of millions and the peace of the world in a reckless gamble.
It was Hitler's most desperate gamble of the war; he in fact planned its every move.
The Kirov is playing for very high stakes Kirov Opera is taking a huge gamble in touring with Wagner's Ring cycle.
The gamble is if someone will independently invent the same thing.
They had taken a gamble by becoming a lodger at Selhurst.
Gary Bell and I took the gamble and crawled into a twin-engine Aero Commander and lifted off into gray murk.
Dr. Gamble, against, says doctors may start to believe in their own omnipotence.
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I gamble all of my money on horseracing mainly over the internet but skive off work regularly to visit the bookies.
Procter & Gamble / Gillette - consumer goods (including battery toothbrushes).
It is very important to do this, for you're buying used merchandise, and used merchandise can be a gamble.
In the end, it's really a calculated gamble.
It's always a gamble, but you can stack the deck in your favor if you offer her a battery cat bed.
Now a division of the successful Procter and Gamble Company, Clairol was founded by a husband and wife team in the 1930's, Joan Clair and Laurence Gelb.
To many customer's dismay, in 1991, Procter and Gamble purchased the Max Factor line of cosmetics and ceased production of their famous X-Rated lip gloss in 2003.
Purchasing this product was definitely a bit of a gamble for me.
Its packaging is similarly enticing, with "Love is a Gamble" spelled out against a backdrop of coins, dice and playing cards.
It's very important to know the house rules, set your limits, gamble responsibly and above all have fun!
To start, a little basic common sense; don't gamble what you can't afford.
Gamble responsibly and you will have a great time.
With so many casinos on the Internet, you may well wonder which are the best to gamble at.
If you gamble for a while at a site that no longer pleases you, by all means shop around for a new site.
When you don't have a chance to try on shoes ahead of time, you're making a bit of a gamble.
If you and your spouse love to gamble, then finding a favor that relates is easy.
Whether you prefer playing Texas Hold'em or quarter slots, you can easily find a wedding favor that shows you love of the gamble.
Addicts can gamble uninterrupted and undetected for unlimited periods of time.
While some gamblers might gamble daily, others do it less often yet still experience serious problems.
The report found that 75 percent of people who gamble online are problem gamblers compared to just 20 percent of people who visit casinos in person.
Using an online code bank is not really a gamble since a consumer really has nothing to lose other than a few minutes of time.
Carnival cruise cabin assignments can vary greatly whether passengers opt to choose their own cabin or gamble on a guarantee cabin selection.
However, this is a gamble since there is no guarantee there will be space available.
The results from any breeding are always a gamble; but if both animals are healthy and you have definite homes for the offspring, then you might go ahead and try it.
The company was subsequently sold to Proctor and Gamble in 1999.
The problem is, you're taking a bit of a gamble if you elect not to take your dog to your vet for an exam.
Yes, so paying for the test is a bit of a gamble.
Although they sell over-the-counter worm products, choosing the right product can be a gamble because you may not know exactly which type of worms your dog may have.
If you have the money and are willing to take the gamble with the chemicals, frizz-free, manageable hair is a definite possibility for your future.
Basically, interest only mortgage loans gamble that a house will increase in value substantially over five to seven years, or that the owner will receive a large sum of money to pay down the principle.
Adjustable rate mortgages can be tricky because you are really taking a gamble with which way interest rates will go after you secure the mortgage.
As with any financial gamble, there is some risk involved.
Home values are not nearly as stable as they once were, and for this reason maxing out the equity in your home can be a big gamble.
The rate may increase or decrease during this time, so it is a bit of a gamble.
However, if you've always been a one piece or tankini girl, it would be a gamble for you to purchase that bandeau bikini online.
The chance of compatibility for Gemini and Virgo is a bit of a gamble.
Although the food is hit-or-miss, the dining experience, friendly wait staff and happy patrons are worth the gamble, if you're feeling travel-weary.
Crawford, was engaged to reorganize the customs; a number of German officers, selected by General von der Goltz, were brought in to reform the army; and the work of restoring the navy to efficiency was entrusted to a British adviser, Rear-Admiral Gamble, and a small British staff.
Of such the gates for Sandringham, by Jeckyll; for Crewe Hall, by Charles Barry; and for the Victoria and Albert Museum, by Gamble, are the earliest and best known.
During the expedition Captain Gamble was led into an ambush, and in this engagement lost 15 killed and 47 wounded.
Gamble Institute (named after the founder) contains halls, recreation rooms, a public library and baths.
The Altenburg peasants are industrious and prosperous; they are said to be avaricious, but to love pleasure, and to gamble for high stakes, especially at the card game of Skat, which many believe to have been invented here.
Jade and Sasha would soon be out of his way, and his gamble on the hidden honor of Rhyn had paid off.