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To gamble money - synonyms or related words



to risk money or something valuable in the hope of winning more if you are lucky or if you guess something correctly



to risk an amount of money by saying what you think will happen, especially in a race or game. You lose the money if you are wrong and win more if you are right



to risk money by betting it on the result of a race, competition, game etc



to bet (=risk money) that a particular person or animal will win a race or competition

put on

to risk a particular amount of money by trying to guess the result of a race or competition



if you place a bet, you give money to someone saying that you think a person, team, animal etc will win a competition



to bet the same money as another player and to make them show their cards

put money on something

to bet on something so that you will win money if you are right, but lose it if you are wrong

break the bank

to win more at gambling than the casino can pay you

put your shirt on something

to risk a lot of money in an investment or a bet


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in an online conversation, repeatedly asking a person questions which suggest that you are interested in what they are talking about, but are actually intended to annoy them

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