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exp.
miser sur
exp.
jouer
v.
parier
[Bus.]
n.
pari ; mise
exp.
parier sur
exp.
miser sur un cheval
exp.
parier que ...
exp.
qu'est-ce que tu paries?
exp.
parier 100 livres à qn que ...
exp.
je n'en mettrais pas ma main au feu
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'to bet on' also found in translations in French-English dictionary
exp.
to bet on
exp.
to bet on red
exp.
to bet on sth
exp.
to bet on the horses
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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

"to bet on": examples and translations in context
I'll try and convince the investor to bet on me alone. J'essaierai de convaincre l'investisseur de parier sur moi seul.
Some people choose to bet on themselves... Certaines personnes choisissent de parier sur eux-mêmes...
But I'm willing to bet on BoJack Horseman. Mais je suis prêt à parier sur BoJack Horseman.
No, that we're still willing to bet on ourselves. Non, que nous sommes toujours prêts à parier sur nous même.
We've allowed them to bet on anything, including our family home. Nous leur avons permis pour parier sur quelque chose, y compris notre maison familiale.
Every Thursday, Bobby S has the guys over to bet on pool. Tous les jeudis, Bobby S invitait ses gars pour parier sur le billard.
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