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seagirl

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1. I had a barbeque at my aunt's house.
2. I had a barbeque at my aunt's home.

Which one is correct and why?

Are there any difference between "betting" and "gambling" ?
 

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Both are correct.


Gambling covers a wider range- any act of risking money with the possibility of winning or losing it. ;-)
 

Francois

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To me, gambling means you don't have any tangible element to think your bet is a good proposition in the long term. If you play craps, you gamble b/c obviously you won't win in the long term -- even though you can book some nice winning sessions.
Betting is neutral; it just means you wager money on something. Traders on the stock market essentially make bets, but they certainly must not gamble!

FRC
 

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Thanks to all of you! So good to have somebody clear my confusion!
 
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