Idioms about odds
Origin of odds
Words nearby odds
How to use odds in a sentence
No word on who will star, but given Moriarty’s strong connections to Nicole Kidman and Reese Witherspoon, the odds list toward a decidedly A-list cast.Liane Moriarty writes women’s fiction. Have a problem with that? She doesn’t.|Karen Heller|September 10, 2021|Washington Post
It’s interesting that for all the obsession over who was the killer and the online odds rankings and guessing and all that, the series ends on the theme of how a community deals with pain and grief.Julianne Nicholson Breaks Down the ‘Mare of Easttown’ Finale’s Tragic Twist|Kevin Fallon|May 31, 2021|The Daily Beast
The odds of getting re-arrested are a lot slimmer if a person has a job.His First Day Out Of Jail After 40 Years: Adjusting To Life Outside|Justin Rohrlich|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
In 1972, Maine Sen. Edmund Muskie was the odds-on favorite to win the Democratic Presidential nomination.
But taking such action puts them at odds with the most powerful and best-organized segment of their coalition.
The rift put Washington at odds with countries like Brazil, Uruguay or Chile, which seemed to have come to terms with their past.Venezuela Says Goodbye to Its Lil Friend, While the Rest of the Continent Cheers|Catalina Lobo-Guererro|December 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It had offered odds of 10-1 on the Queen abdicating during the Christmas message.
The cupidity of a man had evidently led him to collect together these odds and ends, and try to turn them to profitable account.
Meadows began to play inner planet combinations that occasionally paid, though at short odds.Fee of the Frontier|Horace Brown Fyfe
We made a good fight I know, the odds were in our favour and success seemed assured.
A stronger man would have fought against odds like those and won for himself a place that would suffer no denial.The Soldier of the Valley|Nelson Lloyd
Thus it was that he himself created the morale which enabled him again and again to conquer against overwhelming odds.Napoleon's Marshals|R. P. Dunn-Pattison
British Dictionary definitions for odds
- on bad terms
- appearing not to correspond or matchthe silvery hair was at odds with her youthful shape
- more than is expected, necessary, etche got two pounds over the odds for this job
- unfair or excessive
Other Idioms and Phrases with odds
In addition to the idioms beginning with odds
- odds and ends
- odds are, the
- against all odds
- at odds
- by all odds
- lay odds