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To be certain or likely to happen

await

verb

if something awaits you, it will happen to you

threaten

verb

if something bad or unpleasant threatens, it is likely to happen or to affect you

be heading/headed for something

if you are heading or headed for something, it is likely to happen to you soon

lie ahead/before/in store

if something lies ahead, it is going to happen to you in the future

loom

verb

if something unpleasant or difficult looms, it seems likely to happen soon

waiting to happen

used for saying that something very bad is likely to develop from a particular situation

lie in wait (for someone)

if something unpleasant is lying in wait for you, it is going to happen to you

lie ahead

if something lies ahead, especially something difficult or unpleasant, it is going to happen in the future and you will have to deal with it

lurk

verb

if something lurks, it is likely to threaten, harm, or upset you

be assured

to be certain to happen

dark pool

a method of financial trading in which share prices are hidden and not openly available to the public

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