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sure bet

noun as in confidence

noun as in dollars to doughnuts

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Yet, in the past month, Clooney has gone from a sure bet for Best Actor to losing to Jean Dujardin.

Why, then, is Romney such a sure bet to capture the nomination?

Don Bivens, a lawyer and former chairman of the state party, seems like a sure bet.

About the only sure bet is that the media will again trumpet the possibility of a shutdown as the next deadline draws near.

And if they do get round to the bullets that do the killing, it's a sure bet we'll get only the routine bromides.

There was no way to tell how much time he had, but it was a sure bet that he didn't have very long.

Redwing was the horse, and she was a sure bet to win the next day.

And if Crownwall couldn't do the job, thought Crownwall, then it was a sure bet that Marshall wouldn't have a chance.


On this page you'll find 142 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to sure bet, such as: confidence, inevitability, trust, belief, certitude, and cinch.

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