betting

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betting(
beh
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dihng
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (bets made)
a. las apuestas
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
"Lone Star" currently stands quite high in the betting."Lone Star" está actualmente bastante bien situada en las apuestas.
2. (probability)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
What do you think will happen? - Well, the betting is that he'll call an election before May.¿Qué crees que va a pasar? - Bueno, lo más probable es que convoque a elecciones antes de mayo.
What's the betting Alice will disappear when it's time to pay the bill?¿Qué te apuestas a que Alice se esfuma a la hora de pagar la cuenta?
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betting
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. la juego m, apuestas
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
2. (fam fig)
a.
the betting is that…lo más probable es que…
betting shopcasa de apuestas
betting slipboleto de apuestas
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betting [ˈbetɪŋ]
noun
the betting is that they'll divorce se da casi por sentado que van a divorciarse; what's the betting he won't come back? ¿qué te apuestas a que no vuelve?; the latest betting is ... las últimas apuestas son ...
the company has interests in betting, leisure and marina developments telephone betting is the only legal way of having a bet on a Sunday the betting is that the experience will make Japan more competitive still
modifier
betting slip (n) (Britain) boleto (m) de apuestas
betting tax (n) impuesto (m) sobre las apuestas
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