Definition of as likely as not in English:
Probably: I won’t take their pills because as likely as not they’d poison me
More example sentences
- If you're passing a truck driver on the road today, give them a wave because as likely as not, they'll be mourning the death of a troubadour they called their own, Slim Dusty.
- But a speeding motorist can kill an innocent child, and as likely as not, they will only face a small fine, points on their licence ó if they have one ó and a short driving ban.
- References to almost every field of knowledge, from archaeology to zoology, are as likely as not to be wrong.
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