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  • Oh, a grammar show.

  • I bet you thought I would say this is everyday grammar.

  • If you watch this program regularly, you know what I almost always say At the beginning, you heard me use the phrase, I bet to make a guess about what you were thinking.

  • It is one of many phrases we use when we are making guesses.

  • It means we are certain that something is true or will happen.

  • On a recent everyday grammar program, I talked about some phrases for making guesses.

  • Today we will talk about the phrase I bet Americans often use it in a friendly or amusing way.

  • Suppose you were at the bottom of a long stairway with a friend and wanted to challenge that friend to a race up the stairs.

  • You might say this.

  • I bet I can beat you to the top or I bet you can't beat me to the top.

  • It's a playful way of saying you are certain of the outcome.

  • Other times we use, I bet to show annoyance and guessing something is true or will happen like this.

  • He's late for class again.

  • I bet he will have another sad excuse.

  • Oh, I bet his teacher is not happy about that.

  • And I bet you will join us again soon for more English lessons, and that's every day grammar.

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Everyday Grammar: MAKING GUESSES: I BET

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    林宜悉 posted on 2020/07/03
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