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    In today's Independent, a British broadsheet newsapaper, Adrian Hamilton wrote the following sentences: But I do know that if I were Tony Blair, I'd take these intimations of mortality as the occasion to get out of the job. Indeed I'm...

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    Isn't the phrase "a sure thing"? (If you are betting on something you are taking a chance.)

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