Definition of odds-on in English:


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1(Especially of a horse) rated as more likely than evens to win: the odds-on favourite
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  • Well, Germany is the odds-on favorite to win tomorrow's World Cup Quarter Final in Seoul, but an ambitious American team feels it has nothing to lose.
  • Mutharika is seen as the odds-on favourite to win the presidency, mainly because the opposition has been unable to unite behind a single candidate.
  • They came to Portlaoise as odds-on favourites to win and had to produce the goods.
1.1Very likely to happen or succeed: it seemed odds-on that Jones would add another century to his 157
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  • The mare is expected to start odds-on today and those connected with the principal opposition are under no illusions as to the task facing them.
  • The Cobblers would certainly be odds-on to complete the promotion that most pundits predicted back in August.
  • But the Irishman believes two-time Gold Cup winner Best Mate, who is odds-on for the hat-trick, is better than ever this year.

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