a sure bet

a sure bet
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  • sure bet — See a sure bet …   English idioms

  • a sure bet — certain to win, a good choice to bet on    The Lions are a sure bet in the final game. They ll win easily …   English idioms

  • sure thing — [n] certainty all sewn up*, belief, cinch, definiteness, foregone conclusion, lock*, open and shut case*, positiveness, rain or shine*, safe bet, shoo in*, small risk, sure bet*, surefire*, surety; concepts 638,725 …   New thesaurus

  • bet — 1 past tense and past participle bet or bettedpresent participle betting verb 1 (I, T) to risk money on the result of a race, game, competition, or other future event: bet (sb) that: Sean bet that I wouldn t pass my exam. | bet (sth) on: She bet… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • bet — v. & n. v. (betting; past and past part. bet or betted) 1 intr. (foll. by on or against with ref. to the outcome) risk a sum of money etc. against another s on the basis of the outcome of an unpredictable event (esp. the result of a race, game,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • sure thing — Synonyms and related words: OK, Roger, absolutely, all right, alright, alrighty, amen, as you say, assuredly, aye, best bet, by all means, certainly, certainty, cinch, da, dead sure thing, exactly, favorable prospect, fine, good, good chance,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • sure — 1 adjective 1 CERTAIN YOU KNOW STH (not before noun) confident that you know something or that something is true or correct: “What time does the show start?” “I m not sure.” | sure (that): I m sure there s a logical explanation for all this. |… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • sure as hell — very sure, certain, a sure bet    If you leave food around, the bears will come sure as hell! …   English idioms

  • sure thing — noun Date: 1767 one that is certain to succeed ; a sure bet …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • bet*/ — [bet] (past tense past participle bet) verb [I/T] I to risk an amount of money by saying what you think will happen in a race or game Thousands of people bet on the result of the match.[/ex] I bet £10 on each of the horses.[/ex] He bet me £20… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • bet\ one's\ boots — • bet one s boots • bet one s bottom dollar • bet one s shirt v. phr. informal 1. To bet all you have. This horse will win. I would bet my bottom dollar on it. Jim said he would bet his boots that he would pass the examination. 2. • bet one s… …   Словарь американских идиом

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