The wages of the miners are too often gambled away or wasted in liquor.
They gambled at monte, quien con, and other games of chance.
You don't think that when I said he gambled I thought the worse of him.
How much more effective to assert that he had visited the tables and not gambled!
He had gambled, yes; but it was for her sake he had gambled; he had lost, yes, but it was ...