What does it mean to bet on someone?
To have confidence in one’s or someone else’s abilities. I don’t often bet on myself, but I’m trying to think more positively these days. I’m betting on my son to get the job—he’s very qualified for the position.
What is the meaning of you can bet your life?
used for saying that you are sure something will happen or is true. You can bet your life she’ll insist on coming too.
What is the meaning of bet you?
informal. used to emphasize a statement or to mean “certainly“: “Are you coming to the party?” “You bet!” US.
Other origin stories point to poker players in the 1800s. If players were certain that their poker hand would win the game, they would put their dollar underneath the stack of money being bet in the middle of the table, thus betting with the bottom dollar.
Why do people say bet?
“Bet” is used when you’re in agreement with something. If someone makes plans and you say “bet,” that means you are confirming said plan.
What does it mean to place a bet?
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: Noun. 1. place bet – a bet that a horse will finish a race no worse than second. wager, bet – the act of gambling; “he did it on a bet”
Can Bet Your Life?
used to say that you are completely certain that something is true or will happen: You can bet your bottom dollar that she’ll be the next president.
Can bet my life on it?
bet (one’s) life
To be totally certain that something is the case or will happen (so much so that one would hypothetically risk one’s life betting on it). I just know that Tom is innocent. I’d bet my life on it! Oh, you can bet your life that Kevin will be late tonight—he’s never on time!
Can bet on it meaning?
To be certain that something will happen (so much so that one would bet money on it). Oh, Kevin’s never on time, so he will be late tonight—you can bet on it.
Does you bet mean you’re welcome?
(idiomatic, informal) Certainly; you’re welcome; a reply to thank you or to a request. “Hey, thanks for all your hard work yesterday.”/”You bet!” (idiomatic) Expresses support, agreement, certainty or emphasis. …
Why do people say you bet instead of you’re welcome?
In American English “You bet(cha)” is a more personal, less formal way to say, “You’re welcome.” It emphasizes that the speaker was very happy to do whatever the other person is thanking him for.
What is meaning of it’s my pleasure?
—used as a response to someone who has thanked one for doing something to say that one was happy to do it “Thanks for your help.” “(It was) My pleasure.”
Is it rude to say you bet?
Yes, “You bet!” is a casual way of saying “You’re welcome.” “You bet!” is similar to saying, “No problem.”
: last dollar you can bet your bottom dollar.
What does you bet your bippy mean?
History and Etymology for bippy
probably originally a nonsense word, used in the phrase “You bet your sweet bippy!”, denoting an unspecified body part. Note: The line “You bet your (sweet) bippy!” was popularized in the American television show Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-In, which ran from January 1968 to March 1973.