In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1he's the odds-on favorite — es el que tiene todas las de ganar
- they're odds-on to win this year's elections — es casi seguro que ganarán las elecciones de este año
- it's odds-on (that) he'll get the job — lo más probable es que le den el puesto
- Spending $10 million to clobber Riordan, Davis is definitely got to be the odds-on favorite.
- The team is perched atop the Pacific International Junior Hockey League standings and odds-on favourites to repeat as playoff champions.
- I mean, I don't see any clear, odds-on favorite.
- Redwood Style at 4/5 was the surprise odds-on favourite for the sixth race over 575 yards.
- They have to be the odds-on favorite to win the Super Bowl now.
- Shandi's the odds-on favorite and Yoanna's the dark horse.
- The formbook suggests it is a one horse race with the Worth Valley side odds-on favourites.
- At 75 years old, Harry was still the odds-on favorite to win the tournaments at the Obelisk.
- Alas, there's a slight complication: despite being Martin's odds-on favourite, Johnny hasn't won the nomination yet.
- It was the first open win of the season for the Oxenholme-based four-year-old and odds-on favourite Sunny Bay was third.
- Despite his team's late start, the 22-year-old driver from Kilgore, Texas, is the odds-on favorite to win the national championship.
- Don't count the dark horses out of the race - remember that O'Connor herself was not the odds-on favorite 24 years ago.
- Environmental studies is the odds-on favourite to be the next to go, likely to Elmira - that paragon of clean water.
- Obviously, Gephardt would be the odds-on favorite in Iowa.
- Well, Germany is the odds-on favorite to win tomorrow's World Cup Quarter Final in Seoul, but an ambitious American team feels it has nothing to lose.
- Crosby is a 15-year-old phenom from Nova Scotia who is the odds-on favourite to be the first overall pick in the 2005 NHL draft.
- Howard Dean looks to be the odds-on favorite to lead the party.
- The six-year-old finished second behind odds-on favourite October Mist, trained by Mary Reveley, at Wetherby earlier this month.
- Mutharika is seen as the odds-on favourite to win the presidency, mainly because the opposition has been unable to unite behind a single candidate.
- They came to Portlaoise as odds-on favourites to win and had to produce the goods.
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