shout the odds

shout the odds

Shouting angrily, menacingly, or argumentatively. The whole debate consisted of the candidates shaking their fists and shouting the odds—there was very little actual debate at all.
See also: odds, shout
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shout the odds

talk loudly and in an opinionated way.
See also: odds, shout
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The performance pleased the new Boro boss, but he still refused to shout the odds about promotion this season.
Bell is not one to shout the odds. He can hardly help but be encouraged with the events of the past week, though.
I've already met the Transport Minister to shout the odds for inclusion of the Ebbw Vale to Cardiff line.
As the youngest of three brothers growing up in a North Wales village between Caernarfon and Porthmadog, Fon Williams was invariably under orders to play in goal and not inclined to shout the odds.
Having seen their season collapse after a bright start 12 months ago, Sunderland's players have been understandably reluctant to shout the odds this time - until now.
That said, it is easier to shout the odds from the Opposition benches.
And there will be a familiar face on the Hills pitch with PR director David Hood set to shout the odds. "Our horse boys seemed a bit wary about getting involved so I told them I'd do it and the company is happy to go along," said Hood.
I know Robson would have been furious if his predecessor Ruud Gullit had started to shout the odds about Newcastle United after he had left St James' Park.
On the surface it's not hard to miss the shaven-headed, 6ft 3in, 18st-plus former K1 champion kickboxer, but the polite, quietly-spoken 35-year-old doesn't shout the odds.
But, so far, Birmingham has no famous names to shout the odds in its favour.
SPENCER PRIOR wants his Derby team-mates to shout the odds - no matter what language they speak.
Hundreds of people gathered in the Pageant Gardens, Castle Street, to watch more than a dozen criers shout the odds in the Warwick Court Leet contest.
Froome, who lives 20 minutes along the coast in Monaco, was in no mood to shout the odds after observing a minute's silence in his Yellow Jersey during the subdued poststage formalities.
He was a big bundle of joy, he loved socialising, and still found time to shout the odds for over 50 years.
I still crave to get back on the stool and shout the odds. You can't describe the buzz when the traps open and your fate's decided.