Definition of hedge one's bets in English:
Avoid committing oneself when faced with a difficult choice.
- And they hedge their bets by avoiding specific predictions for how long it will take to colonize this or that planet, or to travel to this or that star.
- How then can one avoid this risk and hedge one's bets?
- But to hedge your bets, you bet the other way as well.
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