best/surest/safest bet


: something that is most likely to happen or be successful
If you want to get there early, your best/surest/safest bet is to take a different road.

Example Sentences

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“Best/surest/safest bet.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Jun. 2023.

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