money riding

idiom

: money that has been bet (on someone or something)
I have a lot of money riding on this game.
There is a lot of money riding on the outcome of the race.

Examples of money riding in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web And there’s a lot more money riding on brackets, as more people can legally bet on the men’s and women’s college basketball tournaments than ever before. Susan Howson, Quartz, 18 Mar. 2024 But when there’s money riding on something like the over, eyes stay glued to the screen. John Affleck, Fortune, 2 Feb. 2023 While many bettors will have money riding on the game, the leg of former NFL superstar Rob Gronkowski will offer the most lucrative payout of all. cleveland, 31 Jan. 2023 Japan’s deep integration into global financial networks means that there is a lot of money riding on the timing of any move away from that policy, and investors have spent years fruitlessly waiting for a sign. Ben Dooley, New York Times, 3 Jan. 2023 From the moment the Lakers built this team until they were eliminated from postseason contention, no team had more money riding on them. Los Angeles Times, 8 Apr. 2022 What’s wonderful about a smaller film is there’s immense creative freedom, because there isn’t a lot of money riding on it. Evan Romano, Men's Health, 29 Mar. 2022 John Calipari has no sympathy for anyone with money riding on Kentucky basketball's Tuesday game versus Mississippi State waiting for an injury update on Wildcat guards TyTy Washington and Sahvir Wheeler. Jon Hale, The Courier-Journal, 24 Jan. 2022 Plus, there’s a lot of money riding on him. Ananya Bhattacharya, Quartz, 20 Oct. 2021

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“Money riding.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/money%20riding. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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