- 十拿九稳 [shí ná jiǔ wěn]
- as sure as a gun; almost nine-tenths certain; be in the bag; be quite certain of ...; 90 percent sure; have little doubt about; Out of ten attempts, nine will be successful.; practically certain; quite certain; The chances are ten to one.; well in hand:
Judging by the enthusiastic reception given him everywhere, they felt that his election was in the bag. 看到他到处受欢迎的样子，他们觉得他当选是十拿九稳的。
Book early if you want to be sure of a seat.