safe bet


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safe bet

n it's a safe betè una cosa sicura
References in classic literature ?
I doubt there is a man or a woman in Heidelberg who would not answer promptly and confidently three out of every five questions about the White Cap Corps which a stranger might ask; yet it is a very safe bet that two of the three answers would be incorrect every time.
"I think the safe bet is chocolate to come out on top, once it's not betting I don't really mind."
Europe is nowhere near a safe bet, but it's something big to play for in the remaining nine games.
Spain remains a safe bet, but now's the time to get a place in Italy or Morocco
MARKET moves have rarely been wrong in Channel 4 show Big Brother's short life - which means it is a safe bet balding control freak Stuart will get his marching orders tonight, writes Phil Agius.
Sheffield Irish Association spokesman Kevin Meagher said: "It's a safe bet this wouldn't happen with any other minority group." The officer has been disciplined..
It's a safe bet it'll be around in another 130 years' time.
From what he had been spouting about being close to signing and how much the club is in his blood, it seemed a safe bet to get a shirt with this name on.
Although hoping to call home one of Barry Hills's four runners, it is a safe bet Bromley's allegiance will not be detected by listeners around the globe, many of whom are familiar with him from his BBC World Service broadcasts.
The Antrim man romped home to yet another victory showing that anyone who wants a safe bet should look for his name.
And Sensational Girl looks a fairly safe bet in the graded 670 finale.
SAFE BET: Claire Sweeney as she appears on the Lottery posters