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    As safe a bet - meaning

    Can you please tell me what does "as safe a bet as one can make" means in the context of "Forecasting is a tricky business, but this sentimentstrikes us as being as safe a bet as one can make"?

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    Re: As safe a bet - meaning

    It is as safe as the safest bet someone could make.

    My cat is as lovely a cat as I have ever owned.
    (She is as lovely as any other cat I have owned.)
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: As safe a bet - meaning

    There is no bet without a risk because we can never know the future. However, a safe bet is one where the chances of being wrong are thought to be small.
    Last edited by emsr2d2; 17-May-2015 at 14:37. Reason: Minor typo

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