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hedge your bets

to protect yourself against loss by supporting more than one possible result or both sides in a competition: They're hedging their bets and keeping up contacts with both companies.
(Definition of hedge your bets from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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