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  1. johnnygergieos's Avatar
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    #1

    What does bet your bottom dollar mean?

    Hi, UsingEnglish.

    I just wanted to know what does "bet your bottom dollar" mean?

    And please, can you give me an example.

    Thank you.

  2. The Maltese Falcon's Avatar
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    Re: What does bet your bottom dollar mean?

    It means that something is very certain, so certain that you could bet all your money on it, even the last dollar in your wallet--the one on the bottom, underneath all the other dollar bills. ;)

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    #3

    Re: What does bet your bottom dollar mean?

    Amazing what you find if you look hard enough: Bet your bottom dollar.

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