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bode well/ill (for somebody/something)

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbode well/ill (for somebody/something)bode well/ill (for somebody/something)SHOW/BE A SIGN OFto be a good or bad sign for the future syn augur The opinion polls do not bode well for the Democrats. bode
Examples from the Corpus
bode well/ill (for somebody/something)The evening had, on reflection, never boded well.Word on the street is that Sub Pop refused the new Friends' second album, which may not bode well.Somehow, it bodes well for the couture.The results of the opinion poll do not bode well for the Democrats.Things had connected, falling into a new shape - a shape that bode well for the future.Unsurprisingly, refugees often fell into a torpid dependency, which did not bode well for the future.Yet, conservation biologists have begun to wonder if these long-hoped-for changes bode well for the land.Even if they are fictional characters, it doesn't bode well for the poor things.Those numbers bode well for the Raiders.
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