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"what's the betting?" in British English

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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?
(Definition of what's the betting? from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “what's the betting?”
in Chinese (Simplified) 很可能(是真的或会发生)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 很可能是真的,很可能會發生…
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