your best bet

(one's)/the best bet

The action or idea that is most likely to be successful. At this hour, taking the highway is your best bet if you want to get there on time. This method of testing is the best bet for getting an uncontaminated result.
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your best bet

the most favourable option available in particular circumstances.
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the/your best bet

(informal) the best thing for you to do in a particular situation: Your best bet is to leave the car here and get a bus into town.
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Your best bet is to apply only enough pre-load tension to the springs to securely close the breechblock at the loading elevation (less than 300 mils).
DRAG RACE: "In some circumstances, your best bet calls for singling out one competitor and putting the pedal to the metal racing against them to win the category.
If you're ever faced with taking an inkblot test, your best bet is to decline it, especially if your life, liberty, or nuts are on the line in a court of law or shrink's office.
In the meantime, if you want to stay out of the rain this coming summer, your best bet is to move upwind--or buy a bigger umbrella
Since that series will air opposite ``Friends'' and ``Survivor'' - which means virtually no one will watch it - your best bet is to tune into A&E's spy show ``MI-5.
If you want to make your way to the past, then your best bet is to find a black hole conveniently equipped with a traversable wormhole, If the future is more your style, then get on a spaceship that travels just under the speed of light.
True, prices of LCDs have been dramatically reduced and quality has greatly improved, but if you're still on the fence, a display like KDS' XF-7b might be your best bet.
Your best bet is to forgo alcohol during episodes of injury, fever, or pain if you need pain or fever relief.
Your best bet is to look for an obvious ravine or depression.
If you're a man, your best bet is Formula One motor racing where the top five drivers can earn up to pounds 10 million a year.
Not many sponsors are doing this yet, but if the idea intrigues you, your best bet is to approach one of the large actuarial firms, which have the most comprehensive global capabilities.