English translation of 'दाँव लगाना'
दाँव लगाना /daava lagana/
1. gamble transitive or intransitive verb, singular noun
If you gamble on something, or if you take a gamble, you take a risky decision in the hope of gaining money, success, or an advantage.
Most firms are not willing to gamble on new products.
They do not want to gamble their careers on this matter.
It was a gamble to leave a 16-year-old in charge.
2. gamble transitive or intransitive verb
If you gamble, you bet money on the result of a game, a race, or competition.
John gambled heavily on the horses.
He gambled away his family's money.
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Translation of दाँव लगाना from the Collins Hindi to English Dictionary