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    Odds = ?

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    LOTT OVERCOMES ODDS TO EARN DEGREE
    TIFTON— The speaker for Abraham Baldwin College’s fall graduation ceremony on Dec. 18 knows a thing or two about dedication, persistence, and determination in the presence of great obstacles.

    Nancy Lott, a nursing major from Rochelle, has overcome many obstacles to get where she is today.

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    Default Re: Odds

    In this context, i think the word "odds" means challenges, difficuilties.

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    it refers to bettings odds. If you roll a die, the odds that it will be a '2' are 1 in 6. If the odds are against you, people expect you to fail

    to overcome odds, you have to, as Reemy said, overcome challenges or difficulties

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    Thank you both.

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