One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Stake everything.‘you can bet your bottom dollar it'll end in tears’
- ‘Because however worthy the cause, you can bet your bottom dollar that the person sporting it is feeling worthier - it's akin to giving yourself a very public pat on the back.’
- ‘Maybe there won't be the obligatory made-for-TV movies in the next few months but you can bet your bottom dollar that some ‘documentary’ directors will be banging on his front door.’
- ‘So when it comes to the crunch next weekend, you can bet your bottom dollar that they'll deliver the goods… and that they'll do it in style.’
- ‘The report said nothing that these guys didn't already know, and you can bet your bottom dollar that this audit report will not be the end of the matter.’
- ‘But you can bet your bottom dollar that the guy who owns this personal site is going to get a high bandwidth bill this month.’
- ‘I may work my new ritual alone, physically, but you can bet your bottom dollar that I've talked that ritual over with my fellow travelers, and their insights and energies are with me when I work it.’
- ‘Having said that, you can bet your bottom dollar that I'll be back.’
- ‘And on top of that you can bet your bottom dollar that we won't be rushing to get your car ready after this outburst.’
- ‘He's leaving some time next year and he will be replaced by a board which you can bet your bottom dollar will be more amenable to the government.’
- ‘If this is perceived by some people as a success in England, then you can bet your bottom dollar that it will be introduced in Scotland soon enough as well.’
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