shoo-in


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a competitor regarded as the most likely winner

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an easy victory

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The field she beat was nowhere near the best that Europe could have put up and a lot of the Aussie races must have been shoo-ins.
Given the results of the awards contests so far, including the Golden Globes and SAG nominations, the Gotham Awards and the critics'races, there seem to be at least a few likely shoo-ins.
DARREN CLARKE will name his three wild cards on Tuesday and two are shoo-ins - his best mate Lee Westwood and two-time major winner Martin Kaymer.
James Gareth McAuley, Chris Brunt and Jonny Evans are all shoo-ins for Northern Ireland, while James McClean is strongly expected to get the nod from Republic of Ireland boss Martin O'Neill.
But that didn't stop the DWP ploughing a further PS5bn into a work programme so childish it made CBeebies' The Numtums look like Mastermind shoo-ins.
Absolutely, I think they are shoo-ins for a play-off spot and once in that knockout situation absolutely anything can happen as Hibs discovered to their cost against Falkirk in last year's Scottish Cup semi-final.
Both men should be shoo-ins come awards night or there's no justice in the world.
These players are not currently World Cup shoo-ins and could be overtaken in the pecking order.
These players are not currently World Cup shoo-ins and could find themselves overtaken in the pecking order.
Mohini David Wachman 6th, 7f 2yo maiden, Curragh, October 12 It is no exaggeration to say David Wachman's juveniles could have filled this column by themselves - the likes of Off Limits and Nimble Foot would have been shoo-ins in an ordinary week.
Slovenia and Lithuania are virtually shoo-ins to get to the knockout stages while Mexico, Angola, Australia and South Korea will battle the last two spots.
It means Zaha and Co are even further down the pecking order when the reality is that they could easily have been shoo-ins had they not moved from their original sides.
CHARLTON -- Two lone candidates are shoo-ins for the two available Board of Selectmen seats, while voters will decide a four-way contest for the Board of Health during the annual town election May 3.
James Anderson and Stuart Broad are shoo-ins, meaning Onions is battling it out with both Tim Bresnan and Steven Finn for the final spot in the side.
Airbus looked shoo-ins to end the first half of the season in the upper half of the table.