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odds

1 noun STAT, HORSE, SPOR in bettingcorrlach mascwhat are the odds? céard é an corrlach?the odds are 5 to 1 5 in éadan 1 an corrlach, 5 in aghaidh 1 an geall the odds are in his favour tá an buntáiste leis the odds are short tá an corrlach beag the odds are long tá an corrlach trom at long odds ar chorrlach trom at short odds ar chorrlach beagshe won against the odds bhain sí cé nach raibh duine ar bith ag súil leis, bhuaigh sí cé go raibh an bhreis ina haghaidh 2 noun obstacles or difficultiesthey continued despite the odds lean siad orthu cé gur beag seans a tugadh dóibhhe'll do it no matter what the odds déanfaidh sé é is cuma cé chomh beag an seans, déanfaidh sé é más féidir in aon chor éshe faced enormous odds bhí gach uile rud ina coinne he did it against all odds (also he did it against all the odds) d'éirigh leis cé nach raibh duine ar bith ag súil leisshe defied the odds and made a full recovery cé gur beag seans a tugadh di tháinig biseach iomlán uirthi

the odds

noun STATseans masc4  c m uthe odds are good tá seans maith annthe odds appear to favour Sligo dealraíonn sé go bhfuil an buntáiste ag Sligeach, is é is dóichí go bhfuil an seans is fearr ag Sligeach the odds are in favour of Seán tá an seans is fearr ag Seán, tá buntáiste ag Seán the odds are against her (also the odds are stacked against her) is beag seans atá aici, tá an bhreis ina haghaidh their win evened the odds chothromaigh a mbua cúrsaíthe odds are that he'll be fine gach seans go mbeidh sé togha, tá cuma air go mbeidh sé go breá, tá seans maith ann go mbeidh sé go breáit increases the odds of an accident is mó seans go mbeidh timpiste dá bharr, cuireann sé leis an seans go mbeidh timpiste annwhat are the odds of meeting you here? cé a cheapfadh go gcasfaí orm anseo thú?it increases the odds that it'll work cuireann sé leis an seans go n-oibreoidh sé I'll lay odds that she won't turn up cuirfidh mé geall nach dtiocfaidh sí, bíodh geall nach dtiocfaidh sí
phrases

to be at odds

1 be unable to agreebheith ag easaontúbheith ag argóinthis parents were often at odds bhíodh a thuismitheoirí ag argóint go minic 2 conflictbheith ag teacht salach ar a chéilethe two methods aren't at odds níl an dá mhodh ag teacht salach ar a chéile

to be at odds with sb/sth

1 be in disagreement withshe's at odds with her colleagues níl sí ag teacht lena comhghleacaithe, níl sí ar aon fhocal lena comhghleacaithehe's at odds with the world níl an saol ag réiteach leis 2 be not in keeping with sthbheith ag teacht salach ar dhuine/rudthis law is at odds with the constitution tá an dlí seo ag teacht salach ar an mbunreacht, tá an dlí seo ag sárú an bhunreachta

to be at odds over sth

(also

to be at odds on sth

) bheith ag easaontú faoi rudthey're at odds over the border níl siad ar aon fhocal faoin teorainn

it makes no odds

informal is cumais é an dá mhar a chéile é

over the odds

informal he paid €20 over the odds d'íoc sé €20 níos mó ná mar ba cheart dó, d'íoc sé €20 de bharraíocht

what's the odds?

(also

what odds?

) informal nach cuma?cén dochar?

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