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verb uk   us   /bet/ (present participle betting, past tense and past participle bet)
C1 [I or T] to risk money on the result of an event or a competition, such as a horse race, in the hope of winning more money: He regularly goes to the races and bets heavily. She bet £500,000 on the horse that came in second. [+ two objects, + (, that, )] I bet you $25 (that) I'll get there before you.B1 [T] informal If you say you bet (someone) that something is true or will happen, you mean you are certain that it is true or will happen: [+ (that)] I bet you (that) she's missed the bus. I bet (that) he won't come.
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noun [C] uk   us   /bet/
C2 an amount of money that you risk on the result of an event or a competition, such as a horse race: She had a bet on the race. He placed/put a bet on the grey horse. informal a guess or opinion: [+ (that)] My bet is (that) their baby will be a girl.
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Translations of “bet”
in Arabic يُراهِن…
in Korean 돈을 걸다…
in Malaysian bertaruh…
in French parier (sur)…
in Turkish bahse girmek, iddiaya girmek…
in Italian scommettere…
in Chinese (Traditional) 打賭, 賭博, 敢肯定…
in Russian ставить, держать пари…
in Polish obstawiać, zakładać się…
in Vietnamese đánh cuộc…
in Spanish apostar…
in Portuguese apostar…
in Thai พนัน…
in German wetten…
in Catalan apostar…
in Japanese (金を)~にかける…
in Indonesian bertaruh…
in Chinese (Simplified) 打赌, 赌博, 敢断定…
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