leave to chance

idiom

: to not prepare or plan for
That's not the kind of thing you want to leave to chance.

Examples of leave to chance in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Your story and its distribution are too essential to leave to chance. Divya Parekh, Forbes, 3 Oct. 2022 That’s not really a question companies want to leave to chance. Mark Roberts, Forbes, 6 July 2021

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“Leave to chance.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/leave%20to%20chance. Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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