bode somehow for
bode ill for (someone or something)
To seem indicative of a negative outcome. Rainy weather bodes ill for our flight leaving on time. Being late to a job interview bodes ill for you getting hired.
bode well for (someone or something)
To seem indicative of a favorable outcome. This phrase is often used in the negative to suggest the opposite. Sunny weather bodes well for our flight leaving on time. Being late to a job interview does not bode well for you getting hired.
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bode somehow for someone or something
to foretell or portend fortune or misfortune for someone or something. (Typically with ill or well.) Things do not bode well for the stock market. Things do not bode well for your future at this job.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.