All voting is a sort of gaming, like checkers or backgammon, with a slight moral tinge to it, a playing with right and wrong, with moral questions; and betting naturally accompanies it.
By his actions, she was betting it was negative.
"I'm betting he wants me gone," Jenn said.
Anatole kept on refilling Pierre's glass while explaining that Dolokhov was betting with Stevens, an English naval officer, that he would drink a bottle of rum sitting on the outer ledge of the third floor window with his legs hanging out.
Dean was betting on Cora Abernathy.
I'm betting better than fair.
"Your mother said hell no, I'm betting," Jessi murmured.