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English definition of “what's the betting?”

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what's the betting?

( also the betting is) mainly UK informal
used to say that it is very likely that something is true or will happen: What's the betting Dan forgets to bring the tickets?
Translations of “what's the betting?”
in Chinese (Traditional) 很可能是真的,很可能會發生…
in Chinese (Simplified) 很可能(是真的或会发生)…
(Definition of what's the betting? from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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