Excuse me. Can you tell me the way to Oxford Street? Could you tell me what time the next train to Bristol is, please? Do you know if there are any seats left? Could you give me some information about things to do here?
Why won't they serve me? Could you explain why they won't give me a drink? Could someone please tell me what's happening? I don't understand why we have to go. I just don't see why the pub has to close now.
I guess a South American country will win. (USA) The Italians are sure to do well/are bound to do well. I'm sure the Italians are going to do well.
Be certain or destined to; also, be determined or resolved to. For example, We are bound to hear from them soon, or No matter what they say, she is bound to run for mayor. This usage is derived from the older sense of bound as “obliged.”