bet one's bottom dollar

To be absolutely sure of something; to be certain enough of something to wager everything.

He talks about it a lot, but I would bet my bottom dollar that he has never actually been there.


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  • bet\ one's\ bottom\ dollar — • bet one s boots • bet one s bottom dollar • bet one s shirt v. phr. informal 1. To bet all you have. This horse will win. I would bet my bottom dollar on it. Jim said he would bet his boots that he would pass the examination. 2. • bet one s… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • bet one's bottom dollar on — (informal) To bet all one has on, be absolutely certain about • • • Main Entry: ↑bottom …   Useful english dictionary

  • bet one's bottom dollar — idi bet one s bottom dollar to be positive or assured …   From formal English to slang

  • bet one’s bottom dollar — tv. to be very certain of something; to bet in complete certainty of winning. (Need not refer to an actual bet.) □ I bet my bottom dollar you never ever went to Alaska! □ He bet his bottom dollar on that horse, and it died at the gate …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • bet one's bottom dollar —  1. Be entirely certain.  2. See you bet! …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • bet\ one's\ boots — • bet one s boots • bet one s bottom dollar • bet one s shirt v. phr. informal 1. To bet all you have. This horse will win. I would bet my bottom dollar on it. Jim said he would bet his boots that he would pass the examination. 2. • bet one s… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • bet\ one's\ life — • bet one s boots • bet one s bottom dollar • bet one s shirt v. phr. informal 1. To bet all you have. This horse will win. I would bet my bottom dollar on it. Jim said he would bet his boots that he would pass the examination. 2. • bet one s… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • bet\ one's\ shirt — • bet one s boots • bet one s bottom dollar • bet one s shirt v. phr. informal 1. To bet all you have. This horse will win. I would bet my bottom dollar on it. Jim said he would bet his boots that he would pass the examination. 2. • bet one s… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • bet one's boots — or[bet one s bottom dollar] or[bet one s shirt] {v. phr.}, {informal} 1. To bet all you have. * /This horse will win. I would bet my bottom dollar on it./ * /Jim said he would bet his boots that he would pass the examination./ 2. or[bet one s… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • bet one's boots — or[bet one s bottom dollar] or[bet one s shirt] {v. phr.}, {informal} 1. To bet all you have. * /This horse will win. I would bet my bottom dollar on it./ * /Jim said he would bet his boots that he would pass the examination./ 2. or[bet one s… …   Dictionary of American idioms

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