The villagers accept a wager to play a game of cricket against the British.
Since Nestdrop continues to do so as of this writing, they wager a tense gamble that the odds will be in their favor.
As the dotcom bust receded and the leverage inflated the next boom, the wager looked like a good one.
This, too, is an innovation that's what, maybe 15 years old now, and I'd wager Romney's never seen it, either.
But attending a Dylan concert is also a wager at hearing unsurpassed songwriting performed at a fresh peak of musical power.
I'll wager I know more about the nest than any one hereabouts.
I have gone ten foot, in a circ'lar di-rection, but that was for a wager.'
Ay, you've been up to some fine games here, I'll wager, as you never did ought.
I'll wager there was not a man amongst them who did not feel that he had been led into a trap.
Why is a man who never lays a wager as bad as a regular gambler?