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Synonyms for shoo-in

a competitor regarded as the most likely winner


Synonyms for shoo-in

an easy victory

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During the PBA Commissioner's Cup Finals, Guiao said that TNT's Pogoy and Rosario and San Miguel's Fajardo, whose teams faced off in the championship series, are already shoo-ins.
The royal contributor also predicts that Harry and Pippa will be "shoo-ins" as the royal heir's godparents.
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. The racing programme in Europe certainly wouldn't allow her to rack up a sequence like she did in Australia.
After all, these were the two main opposition parties leading the charge against the reigning PML-N, as well as shoo-ins for provincial setups in Sindh and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
With Vincent Kompany injured, Aymeric Laporte still on the transfer wish-list, Fabian Delph flying - and Raheem Sterling and Leroy Sane 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 find themselves overtaken in the pecking order.
These players are not currently World Cup shoo-ins and could be 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.