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On drawings, abbr. for “between.”
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The news of the bet spread through the Reform Club, and afforded an exciting topic of conversation to its members.
When he said "I'll bet you so and so," nobody ever thought of taking him up; but still I could not help thinking it my duty to put him down.
There could be no reason why he should not play at billiards, but he was determined not to bet.
But if you're the favorite and everybody thinks you'll win, how does anybody bet against you?
I see that you are a man of method, which I could never be; but indeed you have made a series of bets of very little advantage to yourself, allow me to tell you.
I bet fifty imperials"- he spoke French that the Englishman might understand him, but he did, not speak it very well- "I bet fifty imperials.
And she'd a white star on her brow, I'll bet a penny?
Yea, Mopo, I jest; yet as a jest take thou the bet.
An' I'll bet he's not particularly joyful at seein' others have a good time.
At last, Providence being propitious, this wonderful loading came to a happy termination, Captain Nicholl's third bet being thus lost.
I bet there's been pirates on this island before, boys.
I never bet in the teeth of a pat hand," he said slowly, looking at the saloon-keeper.