Bet on the wrong horse

A horse walking down a tarmac road on a bright dayIdiomatic expression

This means to make a wrong prediction about the future and invest time, energy or money in something that will fail.

Example: He was sure that the start-up would be the next Google, so he invested all his savings in it. Unfortunately, he bet on the wrong horse, and the company soon went bankrupt.

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