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 Meanings and Examples of BET
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bet
 n.  stake or pledge upon the event of a contingent issue; amount or object risked in a wager
Classic Sentence: (68 in 5 pages)
1  Why, I'll bet you Ma is still so excited about the new horse that she'll never even realize we're home again till she sits down to supper tonight and sees Boyd.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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2  I'll bet we could lick the Yankees in a month if all the militia of all the states went to Virginia.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
3  I'll bet you they will be here within the month.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
4  I'll bet you a box of bonbons against-- His dark eyes wandered to her lips.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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5  Can't nobody vote who was a colonel and over in the war and, Miss Scarlett, I bet this state's got more colonels than any state in the Confederacy.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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6  "I'll bet your pa never hit a darky a lick in his life," said Frank.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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7  He doesn't know a thing about business and I'll bet he can't add two and two.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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8  Scarlett, I bet my life your pa didn't even know half the time what she was talkin about.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIX
9  Scarlett wouldn't miscarry on a bet.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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10  We've always bet on the wrong horses.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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11  "I'll bet the other ladies ain't grateful to me," said Belle with sudden venom.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLVI
12  And I'll bet they ain't grateful to Captain Butler neither.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLVI
13  I'll bet they'll hate him just this much more.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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14  I'll bet you'll be the only lady who even says thanks to me.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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15  I'll bet they won't even look me in the eye when they see me on the street.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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Example Sentence:
1  I truly believe this set back, my bet is they will recover and move on, hopefully sooner than soon.
2  I smelt sickly eggs by the barrel, and rotten cabbages, and such things; and if I know the signs of a dead cat being around, and I bet I do, there was sixty-four of them went in.
3  The surest bet in British politics at the moment is that Gordon Brown will become the next prime minister.
4  Yeah, he says, I bet you a dollar.
5  I wouldn't bet on them winning the next election.
6  Any investment in shares is a bet on an unknowable future flow of profits.
7  A crowd had come then to stare and cheer and lay bets - with the man Randall.
8  With flattery and big talk of easy money, the con men beguile Kyle into betting his allowance on the shell game.
9  The surveys will be used to divide publications into buckets to screen out likely peddlers of misinformation; it's also betting on the notoriously fickle news judgment of the masses.
10  People were betting on a further easing of credit conditions.