Origin of shoo-in
Examples from the Web for shoo-in
Still “Happy,” truthfully, should have been a shoo-in for Record of the Year given its incessant popularity this past year.10 Biggest Grammy Award Snubs and Surprises: Meghan Trainor, Miley Cyrus & More|Kevin Fallon|December 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Of course the opposite is true too--if McAuliffe bucks history and wins, then Politico will have to write that HRC is a shoo-in.
The Gyllenhaal siblings are also a shoo-in, though I fear I would jibber and jabber—and possibly giggle—over Jake.
The Iron Lady actress bested frontrunner Viola Davis, who seemed a shoo-in for her turn in The Help.Meryl Streep, ‘The Artist,’ Billy Crystal: Best Moments From 2012 Oscars (VIDEO)|Shannon Donnelly|February 27, 2012|DAILY BEAST
By all accounts, Romney should be a shoo-in for the Republican nomination.