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bet

  
      n  
   (=wager)   pari    m     
to place a bet      parier  
→ He placed a bet on one of the horses.        
to have a bet      parier  
→ Do you always have a bet on the Grand National?        
to be a good bet      *   (=best course of action)   être la meilleure chose à faire  
it is a good bet that ...      *   (=very likely)   il y a de fortes chances que ...  
it is a safe bet that ...      *   (=very likely)   il y a de fortes chances que ...  
→ It is a safe bet that the current owners will not sell.        
to hedge one's bets      (=play safe)   se couvrir  
→ Bristol have hedged their bets by not naming the team until today        
     (financially)    répartir les risques  
→ I thought I should hedge my bets by investing in a diversity of pension funds.        
my bet is (that) ..., it's my bet (that) ...      *   je parie que ...  
want a bet?      *   tu paries?  
      vb     ( bet or betted    pt, pp  )
      vt  
  [+money]  
parier  
to bet sb 100 pounds that ...      parier 100 livres à qn que ...  
→ He bet them 500 pounds that they would lose.        
to bet money on a horse      miser sur un cheval  
→ if you're going to bet thousands on a horse,        
I bet you (that) ...      je te parie que ...  
I bet you he won't come.      Je te parie qu'il ne viendra pas.  
to bet (that) ...      parier que ...  
I bet he forgot.      Je parie qu'il a oublié.  
→ I bet nobody's been here before.        
→ I bet you were good at games when you were at school.        
you bet your life!      *   (=absolutely)   et comment!  
      vi   parier  
to bet on      (=put money on)  
  [+horse]  
miser sur, jouer  
→ I told him which horse to bet on.        
  [+result]   parier sur  
→ Jockeys are forbidden to bet on the outcome of races.        
I wouldn't bet on it      *   je n'en mettrais pas ma main au feu  
→ It's meant to be sunny tomorrow but I wouldn't bet on it.        
you bet!      *   (=absolutely)   bien sûr!  
→ "It's settled, then?" -- "You bet."        
do you want to bet?      *, implying disbelief   qu'est-ce que tu paries?, tu paries?  
Translation English - French Collins Dictionary  
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beat, beet, belt, bent

Collaborative Dictionary     English-French
n.
pari ; mise
v.
parier
[Bus.]
exp.
miser sur
exp.
jouer
adv.
Évidemment !
adv.
Évidemment,
adv.
Absolument.
exp.
bien sûr! évidemment! oui! vous pariez!
[Fam.] employé surtout en anglais US pour répondre familièrement "oui"
n.
meilleure option
exp.
tu paries?
v.
augmenter la mise
n.
pari à égalité ; pari à quitte ou double
[Betting] =bet that pays off at the same amount it would lose. e.g., betting $10 to potentially win $10. "Double or nothing" is an even-money bet.
exp.
parier
vt.
accepter un pari
exp.
parier
***
'bet' also found in translations in French-English dictionary
v.
bet
n.
bet
exp.
to bet on
conj.
bet you
exp.
double bet
exp.
to bet that
v.
bet on the races
exp.
to bet on red
exp.
to bet on sth
v.
bet on the races
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