opportunity チャンス

October 2, 2016  =========
☆ opportunity チャンス
You may notice that the translation for today’s word is “chance” which is also a common word in English. So have you ever wondered if “chance” and “opportunity” are really the same in English? Basically, yes, they are and you can use either one… but let’s look at it a little more deeply.
You can use both these words when there is a “chance” or “opportunity” to do something. For example, you might get the opportunity or chance to speak English in your work.
However, if you are using “chance” to talk about the possibility of something happening, then this is different from “opportunity.” For example, if you buy a lottery ticket, you have a chance of winning, but you don’t have an opportunity to win. It’s all about luck, not opportunity. When you have no control over something, it is more likely to use “chance.”
Hope that helps!