bet bet bet
English - Vietnamese Dictionary
bet /bet/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- sự đánh cuộc
- to lay (make) a bet: đánh cuộc
- to lose a bet: thua cuộc
- to win a bet: thắng cuộc
- (bất qui tắc) động từ bet, betted
- đánh cuộc, đánh cá
- to bet an someone's winning: đánh cuộc ai thắng
- to bet against someone's winning: đánh cuộc ai thua
- to bet on a certainty
- chắc ăn rồi mới đánh cuộc; đánh cuộc nắm chắc phần thắng
- to bet one's shirt
- bán cả khố đi mà đánh cuộc
- you bet
- anh có thể coi cái đó là một điều chắc chắn
+the money risked on a gamble
+the act of gambling
+maintain with or as if with a bet
+stake on the outcome of an issue
+have faith or confidence in
Advanced English Dictionary
1 wager, stake, risk, venture, Brit punt, Colloq Brit flutter:
He could not afford more than a small bet.
2 wager, stake, gamble, risk, hazard, play, lay, put, chance, venture, Brit punt:
Every week he bet a small amount on the lottery.
verb, nounCollocation Dictionary
+ verb (betting, bet, bet)
1 ~ (sth) (on / against sth) to risk money on a race or an event by trying to predict the result: [V] You have to be over 16 to bet. + I wouldn't bet on them winning the next election. + [VN] He bet $2 000 on the final score of the game. + [VNN] She bet me £20 that I wouldn't do it. [also V that, VN that]
See also - BETTING, GAMBLE
2 (spoken) used to say that you are almost certain that sth is true or that sth will happen: [V (that)] I bet (that) we're too late. + You can bet (that) the moment I sit down, the phone will ring. + [VN (that)] I'll bet you (that) he knows all about it.
Idioms: I / I'll bet! (spoken)
1 used to show that you can understand what sb is feeling, describing, etc: 'I nearly died when he told me.' 'I bet!'
2 used to tell sb that you do not believe what they have just said: 'I'm going to tell her what I think of her.' 'Yeah, I bet!'
I wouldn't bet on it
don't bet on it (spoken) used to say that you do not think that sth is very likely: 'She'll soon get used to the idea.' 'I wouldn't bet on it.'
you bet! (spoken) used instead of 'yes' to emphasize that sb has guessed sth correctly or made a good suggestion: 'Are you nervous?' 'You bet!'
you can bet your life / your bottom dollar (on sth / (that) ...) (spoken) used to say that you are certain that sth will happen: You can bet your bottom dollar that he'll be late.
1 an arrangement to risk money, etc. on the result of a particular event; the money that you risk in this way: to win / lose a bet + We've got a bet on who's going to arrive first. + He had a bet on the horses. + 'Liverpool are bound to win.' 'Do you want a bet?' (= I disagree with you, I don't think they will.) + They all put a bet on the race. + I hear you're taking bets on whether she'll marry him. + I did it for a bet (= because sb had agreed to pay me money if I did).
2 (informal) an opinion about what is likely to happen or to have happened: My bet is that they've been held up in traffic.
Idioms: the / your best bet (informal) used to tell sb what is the best action for them to take to get the result they want: If you want to get around London fast, the Underground is your best bet.
a good / safe bet something that is likely to happen, to succeed or to be suitable: Clothes are a safe bet as a present for a teenager.
more at HEDGE v.
good, safe, sure | fair | outside
(= with a very small chance of winning)
VERB + BET
have, make, place, put
I'm going to place a bet on that white horse.
| accept, take
We are now taking bets on the election result.
| win | lose
I had a bet on the three o'clock race.
| ~ with
I made a bet with a friend.
do sth for a bet, my bet is/it is my bet (that) …
My bet is that Liverpool will win.
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