Definition of put one's money where one's mouth is in English:

put one's money where one's mouth is

phrase

informal
  • Take action to support one's statements or opinions.

    • ‘‘I think we're really putting our money where our mouth is on this one,’ he said.’
    • ‘He called on the director to put his money where his mouth is and support young actors.’
    • ‘Our 60m landing charge discount plan, which will probably be worth substantially more through time, shows we are putting our money where our mouth is.’
    • ‘Thank you so much for putting your money where your mouth is and supporting us, even while we're in beta.’
    • ‘I urge people to support him, since I'm about to put my money where my mouth is and pop him $5.’
    • ‘Richard is putting his money where his mouth is by signing up as the first mentor, and he hopes to line up at least 20 more people countywide over the coming months.’
    • ‘I also invested in the business, because I believe in putting my money where my mouth is.’
    • ‘I respect him for putting his money where his mouth is, but now he's dealing with the consequences.’
    • ‘You have to take these issues seriously and that means putting your money where your mouth is.’
    • ‘That's what I call putting your money where your mouth is.’