English version

bet in Gambling topic

betbet2 ●●● S3 noun [countable] πŸ”Š πŸ”Š 1 DGGan agreement to risk money on the result of a race, game etc or on something happening, or the money that you risk πŸ”Š a Β£50 betbet on πŸ”Š A few of us had a bet on who’d get married first.place/put/lay a bet πŸ”Š We placed bets on three horses. πŸ”Š Bookmakers are already taking bets on the outcome.win/lose a bet πŸ”Š If he scores now, I’ll win my bet.2 β†’ your best bet3 β†’ a good/safe bet4 β†’ it’s a safe/sure/fair bet (that)5 β†’ my bet6 β†’ do something for a betCOLLOCATIONSverbshave a betAre you going to have a bet on the race?place/put/lay a bet on somethingShe placed a bet on a horse called Beethoven.take a bet (=accept someone's money as part of a bet)They're taking bets on the result of the election now.win a betFrance won the game and I won my bet.lose a betIf I have a bet, I always lose it.make a bet (=risk money on the way a situation will develop in future)If you want to make money on the stock market, you have to start making bets.
Examples from the Corpus
betβ€’ a $50 betβ€’ He blamed an October snowstorm in Denver for losing a $ 500 bet on the Broncos.β€’ Ira Sanchez offered a bet and the bookie took it on the nod.β€’ With our last two food dollars he placed still another bet and lost.β€’ A: Your best bet is to change your behavior and wait it out.β€’ Each of us invested ten shillings and we met to decide our bets.β€’ The highest yields are from a risky bet, while security means a lower rate of interest.β€’ Balvinder jumped up and down, punched the air, then promptly confronted the man with whom he had made the bet.β€’ Digges argued that the Watch was way off, as was the island, and offered to lay odds on the bet.bet onβ€’ In Oregon, ticket buyers can bet on sports games.