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It's odds-on that Gerry'll miss the meeting again.
Pearson is odds-on to play against Manchester United on Saturday.
Nicole Kidman was the odds-on favourite to win the Best Actress Oscar.
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a new word or phrase invented in the hope that it will become generally used
the distance from the centre of a circle to its edge, or a straight line from the centre to the edge
a collection of debris, mostly consisting of plastic, which moves around in the sea …
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Definition of odds-on from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.