bet one’s bottom dollar

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. 2015.

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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 — verb 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 …   Wiktionary

  • 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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