How to Pronounce betide?

Correct pronunciation for the word "betide" is [bɪtˈa͡ɪd], [bɪtˈa‍ɪd], [b_ɪ_t_ˈaɪ_d].

"Betide" in context

Betide is a verb that means to happen or come to pass. It typically has a negative connotation and is used in reference to something unfortunate or unplanned. It may be used to express the hope that something negative does not occur or to discuss a situation where someone has encountered something unforeseen. Betide is most commonly used to explain a result that is unexpected, undesirable, or beyond the control of the individual.

For example, someone might say "whatever will betide, I'll make the best of it.

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