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 life]. To feel very sure; have no doubt. * /Was I scared when I saw the bull running at me? You bet your life I was!/

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  • 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 boots — (informal) To be quite certain • • • Main Entry: ↑boot …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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 —  1. Be entirely certain.  2. See you bet! …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • bet one's boots — rely on someone; be certain …   English contemporary dictionary

  • 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\ 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

  • boots —  See bet one s boots …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • bet — [c]/bɛt / (say bet) verb (bet or betted, betting) –verb (t) 1. to pledge as a forfeit to another who makes a similar pledge in return, in support of an opinion; stake; wager: *Well, I ll bet you a new saddle you take a gin before a twelvemonth s… …   Australian English dictionary

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