bet1 S1 [bet] v past tense and past participle bet present participle betting1.) [I and T]to risk money on the result of a race, game, competition, or other future event→↑gamble▪ How much do you want to bet?bet (sb) that▪ He bet me £10 that I wouldn't do it.bet (sth) on sth▪ She bet all her money on a horse that came last.bet against▪ I wouldn't bet against him winning the championship this year.2.) I betI'll betspokena) used to say that you are fairly sure that something is true, something is happening etc, although you cannot prove this▪ I bet Nigel's sitting at home now laughing his head off.▪ Bet you wish you'd arrived earlier.▪ I bet you she won't come.b) used to show that you understand or can imagine the situation that someone has just told you about▪ 'God, I was so angry.' 'I bet you were.'▪ 'It makes things much easier.' 'Yeah, I'll bet it does.'c) used to show that you do not believe what someone has just told you▪ 'I'm definitely going to give up smoking this time.' 'Yeah, I bet!'3.) you bet!spoken used to emphasize that you agree with someone or are keen to do what they suggest▪ 'Going to the party on Saturday?' ' You bet!'4.) you (can) bet your life/your bottom dollarspoken used when you are sure that you know what someone will do or what will happen▪ You can bet your bottom dollar he won't be back.5.) (do you) want to bet?/wanna bet?spoken used to say that you think something that someone has just said is not true or not likely to happen▪ 'I'm sure Tom'll be here soon.' 'Wanna bet?'6.) don't bet on itI wouldn't bet on itspoken used to say that you do not think something is likely to happen▪ He said he'd finish by tomorrow, but I wouldn't bet on it.bet 2bet2 n[Date: 1500-1600; Origin: Perhaps from abet 'support, help' (14-16 centuries), from abet 'to help']1.) an agreement to risk money on the result of a race, game etc or on something happening, or the money that you risk▪ a £50 betbet on▪ A few of us had a bet on who'd get married first.place/put/lay a bet▪ We placed bets on three horses.▪ Bookmakers are already taking bets on the outcome.win/lose a bet▪ If he scores now, I'll win my bet.2.) your best betspoken used when advising someone what to do▪ Your best bet is to put an advert in the local newspaper.▪ The train might be a better bet.3.) a good/safe betan action or situation that is likely to be successful or does not involve much risk▪ If you're looking for long-term growth, the government's own saving certificates are a pretty good bet.→hedge your bets at ↑hedge2 (2)4.) it's a safe/sure/fair bet (that)spoken used to say that something seems almost certain▪ I think it's a pretty safe bet that he'll get the job.5.) my betspoken used when saying what you expect to happen in the future▪ My bet is he'll be back this time next week.6.) do sth for a betto do something stupid, dangerous etc to win money from someone or to prove that you can do it▪ He climbed the tree for a bet.
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