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Thousands of people bet on the result of the match.
I bet £10 on each of the horses.
He bet me £20 that I couldn't keep quiet for ten minutes.
House buyers were betting on interest rates continuing to fall.
Don't bet the farm on your business being successful in the first year.
'He said he'd meet us there.' – 'I wouldn't bet on it!'
This is the British English definition of bet. View American English definition of bet.
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