Expressions used in Everyday Spoken English in Social and Professional contexts
1) a person or thing that is certain to succeed
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a shoo-in for promotion/winning/victory
Someone who is 'a shoo-in' for something is certain to succeed or be a winner in a contest. You could be 'a shoo-in' for a particular role you are applying for, for example. This is a popular phrase used in business and social contexts, though it is slightly informal. Similar phrases include 'a sure thing' or 'a cinch'.
Social Examples (Advance)
The bookmakers' short odds suggested thatthe horse was a shoo-in to win the race.
After watching the opposition win their semi-final, the coach knewhis team were no longer a shoo-in for the Championship.
If I impress my Manager,I'll be a shoo-in for that promotion.
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