Definition of 'bode'
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This does not bode well for me. The Sun (2016)They have a very good relationship and it bodes well. The Sun (2016)The lack of cynical hostility bodes well. Times, Sunday Times (2017)None of this bodes well for a longterm relationship with her. The Sun (2016)It seemed to bode well for his intended career as a playwright. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Improving this model should bode well for the longer term. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Both better blood flow and slimmer waists bode well for cardiac health. The Sun (2016)That hardly bodes well for a country whose ambitions hinge on putting itself at heart of the global financial system. Times, Sunday Times (2017)It bodes well for their relationship. The Sun (2017)This bodes ill for one and all. Times, Sunday Times (2014)And the new certainties bode well for the economic outlook. Times, Sunday Times (2010)None of it bodes terribly well. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This glacial pace does not bode well for future disputes and only those with the very deepest pockets will consider it an option. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The brutal twists of Spooks bode well. Times, Sunday Times (2013)That combination does not bode well for the Wearside club. Times, Sunday Times (2013)And such views don't bode well for the success of relationships. Times, Sunday Times (2007)That bodes ill for English football. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The interim dividend was increased by 3.2%, which bodes well for future payouts. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Now that of course raises the question,'Well what does this bode for the future? Christianity Today (2000)This bodes ill for Ivor. Times, Sunday Times (2008)This bodes ill, and not just for Panmure. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The prospect of tighter budgets could bode ill for the British broadcaster's growth profile. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The change bodes ill for the ceasefire agreed in Minsk in February. Times, Sunday Times (2015)I have not heard him laugh often, and it has always seemed to me to bode ill to somebody. Times, Sunday Times (2013)If middle England sees the rich fleeing these shores, they will suspect it bodes them no good. Times, Sunday Times (2009)He pointed to the fact that the FTSE 100 contained only two software companies which did not bode well for future economic growth. Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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Used Occasionally. bode is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'bode'
British English: bode VERB
If something bodes ill, it makes you think that something bad will happen in the future. If something bodes well, it makes you think that something good will happen.
She says the way the bill was passed bodes ill for democracy.
Definition of bode from the Collins English Dictionary
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