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bid fair

To appear likely.
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But within that fairly steady flow run all sorts of interesting currents, some which bid fair to make dramatic waves.
Ebenezer and Martinez again opposed the motion to confirm the sale, this time arguing the Bank did not bid fair value for the property.
Wolfe, and bid fair winds and following seas to Rear Adm.
So Just Watch Me really does bid fair to be the Trudeau book you should read if, lucky stiff, you are only reading one.
The religious awakening that has been underway since at least the '80s will continue to gain momentum, posing an ever-stronger challenge to the militant secularism that, a generation ago, bid fair to tear our civilization apart.
IBM strategies bid fair to reduce the pain that enterprise and mid-range IT managers feel.