take (one's) chance(redirected from they take their chances)
take (one's) chance
To seize and make the most of some opportunity as and when it presents itself. It was a heartbreaking loss, but we have no one to blame but ourselves—if you don't take your chance in a game, you're never going to succeed. Take your chance now before Edward comes back—you'll never get into his files while he's here.
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