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take odds

Definition of take odds in English:

Offer a bet with odds unfavourable to the other better: you might be tempted to take odds on a dead heat
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  • It's therefore worth investigating, in practical terms, how much difference taking odds really makes.
  • One simply lays or takes odds on the team he expects to win the game.
  • There are bookmakers already taking odds that Mr. Lewis, like Muhammad Ali in 1979, will soon retire from this retirement and be back in the ring.
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