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safe bet2


something in which confidence may be placed about a future outcome's 21st Century Lexicon
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  • It's a safe bet, though, that she didn't go without her precious money.

    A Pagan of the Hills Charles Neville Buck
  • It is a safe bet that he is either a missionary or captain of a whaler.

    Sketches New and Old, Complete Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
  • After the Parisian triumphs it seemed a safe bet to return home and make a new effort to mingle with the Face-Cards.

    Ade's Fables George Ade
  • If their owner were with them, it was a safe bet that the sled carried forty thousand dollars in Alaska gold dust.

    The Yukon Trail William MacLeod Raine
  • No knowing, answered Joe; but its a safe bet that its something cheap and low down.

  • Of course, I dont know for certain who they are, but its a safe bet that they are no friends of mine.

    The Gray Phantom Herman Landon
  • Dignity was the first safe bet I could think of with her, so I tried that.

    Somewhere in Red Gap Harry Leon Wilson

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