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  1. something that is likely to happen, or someone or something that is likely to be successful
    a good/safe bet for:

    Madrid is a good bet for hot weather at this time of year.

    a good/safe bet (that):

    It’s a safe bet that the others won’t make the same mistake.

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patio diplomacy

high-level diplomats meeting and dining in an informal environment e.g. a party or club

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