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Wette  

Wet•te      f   , -, -n   bet   (auch Sport)  , wager  
eine Wette machen or abschließen/annehmen      to make/take up or accept a bet  
eine Wette auf ein Pferd abschließen      to place a bet on a horse  
darauf gehe ich jede Wette ein      I'll bet you anything you like  
was gilt die Wette?      what will you bet me?, what are you betting?  
die Wette gilt!      done!, you're on! inf     
um die Wette laufen/schwimmen      to run/swim a race (with each other)  
mit jdm um die Wette laufen or rennen      to race sb  
sie arbeiten um die Wette      they're working as hard as they can  
sie singen um die Wette      they're singing at the tops of their voices  
sie schreien um die Wette      they're having a screaming competition  
Translation German - English Collins Dictionary  
See also:

Wetter, wetten, wett, wettern

die Wette gilt! exp.
the bet's on! ; it's a bet! ; done! ; you're on!

Entry related to:gelten, Wette

Additional comments:

Collaborative Dictionary     German-English
exp.
I bet you that isn't so/won't happen {etc}
exp.
to have a race
exp.
to run/swim a race (with each other)
exp.
to be involved in an arms race
exp.
I'll bet you anything
ich wette meinen Kopf darauf, dass ... = I'll bet you anything you like that ...
exp.
what do you bet? ; what will you bet me? ; what are you betting?
exp.
I'll bet {or} lay 100 to 1
ich wette 100 gegen 1, dass ... = I'll bet {or} lay you 100 to 1 that ...
exp.
I'll bet {or} lay a hundred to one ; I'll bet you anything
exp.
I'll bet you anything you like
exp.
to place a bet on a horse
exp.
the bet is for 50 euros
exp.
to make/take up {or} accept a bet
exp.
I bet you anything he wins
exp.
they're having a screaming competition
exp.
they're working as hard as they can
exp.
they're singing at the tops of their voices
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'Wette' also found in translations in English-German dictionary
exp.
ich wette
I'll warrant you
exp.
eine Wette annehmen
exp.
ich wette eigentlich nicht
exp.
ich wette , dass ...
[Fig.]
exp.
ich wette hundert gegen eins
I'll lay you a hundred to one
exp.
darauf würde ich keine Wette eingehen
exp.
ich wette mit dir, dass ...
exp.
ich gehe mit dir jede Wette ein
I'll bet you anything you like = ich gehe mit dir jede Wette darauf ein
exp.
eine Wette eingehen {oder} abschließen
exp.
ich wette mit dir um 5 Pfund!

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