bet

 /bet/


Per il verbo: "to bet"

Passato: bet
Participio passato: bet

WordReference English-Italiano Dictionary © 2015:

Principal Translations/Traduzioni principali
bet nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (wager)scommessa, puntata nf
 Sam placed a bet at the race track.
bet nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. ([sth] wagered)giocata, puntata nf
 The bet was that the loser would clean the house for a week.
bet viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (gamble)scommettere, giocare vi
 It's a waste of money to bet.
bet [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (wager an amount)puntare vtr
 Rita bet ten dollars on a horse at the race track.
bet [sb] [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (wager with [sb])scommettere vtr
 I'll bet you one hundred dollars.
bet on [sth] vi + prep (place a wager on)scommettere su vi
  piazzare una scommessa su vtr
bet on [sth] vi + prep figurative (be totally confident of)scommetterci, scommettere su qlcs vi
bet,
bet that
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
informal, figurative (with clause: expect)essere convinto vi
  (essere convinto: informale)scommettere, scommetterci vi
 I bet Ian won't come to work today.
 Ci scommetto che oggi Ian non verrà al lavoro.
 
Traduzioni aggiuntive
bet nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. informal ([sb], [sth] likely to succeed) (figurato)promessa nf
 Dan is my bet for top salesman this year.
bet nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. informal (guess, expectation)pensare che vi
 Anna's bet is that Ned will fail.
bet against [sth] vi + prep figurative (assume [sth] will fail)scommettere contro qlcn, scommettere contro qlcs vi
 I wouldn't bet against his getting the promotion.
bet against [sth] vi + prep (wager against [sth])scommettere contro qlcn, scommettere contro qlcs vi
 Oscar lost his money because he bet against the winning horse.
bet [sb],
bet [sb] that
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
informal, figurative (with clause: expect)scommettere vi
 I bet you the math test will be easy.
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WordReference English-Italiano Dictionary © 2015:

Compound Forms/Forme composte
the best bet,
your best bet
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
informal, figurative (option most likely to be successful)cosa migliore da fare, cosa migliore nf
 Your best bet would be to contact the organisers directly and ask if they still have tickets.
 La cosa migliore è contattare direttamente gli organizzatori e chiedere se hanno ancora dei biglietti.
bet your bottom dollar v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." US, figurative, informal (be certain)stare certo, stare sicuro vi
 You can bet your bottom dollar I'll get home in time for supper.
 Stai pur certo che sarò a casa in tempo per la cena.
each way bet  (ippica)abbinata nf
make a bet on [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (wager, gamble)fare una scommessa vtr
  scommettere su qlcs vi
 Do you want to make a bet on this fight?
 Vuoi scommettere su questo combattimento?
you bet interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" informal (emphatic yes)certo, sicuro, senz'altro inter
  (informale)puoi scommetterci!, ci puoi scommettere! inter
 “Are you going to the game tonight?” "You bet!"
 "Vai alla partita stasera?" "Puoi scommetterci!"
you bet your life ci puoi scommettere la testa
you bet! puoi scommetterci!
You can bet on it! interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" informal (that is certain)ci puoi scommettere!, puoi scommetterci! inter
 Whatever the government does will cost us money -- you can bet on it!
 Qualsiasi cosa farà il governo ci costerà del denaro, ci puoi scommettere!
You can bet your life! interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" figurative, informal (you can be certain that)puoi star certo!, puoi essere sicuro!, puoi stare tranquillo! inter
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