In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(casualidad)chanceno dejó nada librado al azar — she left nothing to chance
- no es por azar que estoy aquí — it's no chance / coincidence that I'm here
- quiso el azar que coincidieran en aquel lugar — fate decreed that they should meet in that place
- al azar — at random
- elegí una carta al azar — I chose a card at random
2azares masculine plural(vicisitudes)ups and downsvicissitudes
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