Definition of you bet in US English:

you bet


  • You may be sure; certainly.

    ‘“Would you like this piece of pie?” “You bet!”’
    • ‘He said you bet, everyone's going to have to show their cards.’
    • ‘Gutsy, you bet, because look around, the mall is crowded, shoppers everywhere, and it goes down right out in the open.’
    • ‘And I've worked with thousands and thousands of parents, and you bet, there's nothing like that, death of a child.’
    • ‘So you bet we will aggressively pursue them but we will do so under the law.’
    • ‘And you bet your life, it's changed politics tremendously.’
    • ‘And you bet his lawyers are saying, look here, you could face life imprisonment or you spend 50 more days in here.’
    • ‘So you bet, we could have used the Iraqi army, in my opinion, without a lot of their senior leaders, and it would have helped us.’
    • ‘Death is something that a lot of us face, and when an ordinary person is faced with it and thrown on the national media scene, you bet you pay attention.’
    • ‘But you bet I am going to take this case and make it relevant.’
    • ‘Yep, you bet… who are those undisputed champions of our time?’
    • ‘But, you bet, I'll talk to the president about it this weekend.’
    • ‘But you bet your life on it, in conference, they are going to put a poison pill in it, and it will never reach the president's desk.’
    • ‘But if I see the same tactics that were employed when she was attorney general, you bet we'll push forward.’
    • ‘If I say I will do something, you bet it will be done.’
    • ‘Come 1986 when I was sober and I was out of the business and I was 18-years-old, you bet I worried about it.’
    • ‘I read all the time about some hapless evil hot boy getting his and I would've paid good money (though, admittedly I see this film for free) to see that, you bet.’
    • ‘But you bet, when we find somebody who might do harm to the American people, we will detain them and ask others from their country of origin to detain them.’
    • ‘Yep, when it relates to Pacific Brands, you bet!’
    • ‘If the material were interesting and challenging enough and if I had a group of people with whom I could share the work and the money were as good as it could be, you bet I would.’
    • ‘It's no fun going after someone who has no experience on television but a really smart statesman and politician like him, you bet.’
    yes, definitely, absolutely, sure, by all means, quite, indeed, of course, positively, naturally, without doubt, without question, unquestionably
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