English version

hot favourite

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishhot favouritehot favouritethe person, team, horse etc that people think is most likely to win hot
Examples from the Corpus
hot favouriteThe hot favourite at 6-4 was Craganour.Hardy was a hot favourite before the fight and did not let a sell-out crowd down by producing the expected victory.And you are the hot favourite, bonny lass.He is hot favourite for a semi-final place.
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