sure bet

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sure bet

1. Something that is certain to occur. Based on his grades, it's a pretty sure bet that Harry won't be able to graduate on time.
2. A person or thing that is certain to be good or successful. Considering her high scoring average, she's a sure bet for the bowling team.
See also: bet, sure
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sure bet

 and sure thing
a certainty; something that is sure to take place. Of course, this land will become valuable in a few years. It's a sure thing!
See also: bet, sure
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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