best bet


best bet
noun
: safest or most reliable course of action : surest means to a desired end : most advantageous approach : most satisfactory choice

the pilot's best bet was to make an emergency landing

the best bet for stabilizing the national economy


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • someone's best bet — (someone s) best bet the thing someone should do which is most likely to achieve the result they want. If you want a cheap jacket, your best best is to try the second hand shops. I told him his best bet would be to get a bus as there are no… …   New idioms dictionary

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