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safe bet2

noun

something in which confidence may be placed about a future outcome

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  • When old Laban lived here it's a safe bet he never used any other.

    Thankful's Inheritance Joseph C. Lincoln
  • So, as this was a friendly house it would be a safe bet to keep on coming.

    The Treasure Trail Marah Ellis Ryan
  • It is a safe bet that he is either a missionary or captain of a whaler.

    Sketches New and Old, Complete Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
  • When they hit that it is a safe bet that at least some of them took it up.

    The Orphan Clarence E. Mulford
  • Its a safe bet that were all pretty tired and sore, said Bob.

  • Hetty was the one safe bet for him in Red Gap's social whirl.

    Somewhere in Red Gap

    Harry Leon Wilson
  • Dignity was the first safe bet I could think of with her, so I tried that.

    Somewhere in Red Gap

    Harry Leon Wilson

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