Be bound to

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Definition

(She) is bound to (show up): (She) is sure to, certain to (arrive)
idiom
She's bound to fail. She certainly will not succeed
I am bound to get totally drunk if I drink this entire case of champagne. Hooray!

(She) is bound for (stardom): (She) is destined to become (a star)
idiom

Examples

  • "The point is, if you make some changes here and there, you're bound to get your financial situation sorted out in no time."
  • "Moira : Och, that Lance Dickerson, he's bound to get himself killed one of these days!"
  • "She's bound to have something to say."

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