- [P]可能性,机会 the probability that sth will or will not happen
the likelihood of a thing occurring rather than not occurring
the ratio by which one better's wager is greater than that of another;
"he offered odds of two to one"
- The odds are against us.
- His odds are very poor after he sprained his wrist.
- It makes no odds whether Henry goes or stays.
- The horse was running at odds of ten to one.
- The odds are on the visiting team.
- It is long odds against his coming home this summer.
- The odds are 5 to 1 that she will win.
- against all odds
尽管很困难in spite of difficulties
- at odds with
与…不和,与…争吵in disagreement with
- it〔that〕 makes no odds
无多大差别it〔that〕 makes no difference
- odds and ends
零碎东西small articles of various kinds, without much value
Odds and ends of spoiled goods.出自： Dickens