good bet

(a) good bet

Fig. a great likelihood. It's a good bet that he will be late because of the rain.
See also: bet, good
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Garth when Mary was likely to be come home again)-- he had those ten pounds in his mind as a fund from which he might risk something, if there were a chance of a good bet.
The question now is whether Thierry Henry is a good bet at 5-6 with Blue Square to score against Liverpool tomorrow, and I can answer that.
When the director of ``Divine Intervention'' finally figures out how to speak to us, it's a good bet that we'll have to listen.
HALF-MAN half-beast she might be, but there's no doubt that Amelie Mauresmo isn't half a good bet at around 8-1 for the French Open next week.
Home Of The Brave looks a good bet to repeat last year's victory in the totepool EBF Stallions King Richard III Stakes at Leicester.
ST HELENS v WARRINGTON Sky Sports 3, 8pm WARRINGTON look a good bet for their Super League assignment at St Helens tonight, writes Rod Studd.
From midsummer on, a mixture of Chinese leaves, mustards and mizuna is a good bet.
He told the BBC's Good Morning Scotland: "I just wonder if Andrew would be a good bet, just given that they met in St Andrews.
NORTHERN STAGE AT EDINBURGH FESTIVAL @ propershameful : Northern Stage at St Stephens is a good bet all round for shows.
When asked if he thought that was a good bet he replied with a smile: ''It's a good bet.
Swan Lake is a good bet for carp in the 12lb to 15lb range on small boilies or pellets, while the Birch Syndicate Lake has produced a string of big carp, the best weighing 27.
Tignes in France is a good bet, while Saas-Fee in Switzerland at 3,000-plus metres is also snow sure.
RWS Holdings - a firm which translates patents into different languages - looks a good bet amid signs of a slowdown.
Take a quick glance at the Dodgers' projected starting lineup, and it's a good bet the name you will find least inspiring is that of third baseman Wilson Betemit.