One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Said by way of accepting a challenge or bet.
agreed, settled, all right, very well, that's a bargain, accepted, rightView synonyms
- ‘Make it £5 and you're on.’
- ‘‘A bottle of tequila says we find it in less than a week,’ Liz said. ‘Make it two, and you're on,’ Isabel said, shaking her hand.’
- ‘If you mean it, you're on! There's lots I could do with three hundred quid.’
- ‘You're on. You come up with a good enough prize for me to win, and I'll be happy to take your bet.’
- ‘I think about it for a moment and I tell him ‘OK, you're on. I'll take your bet.’’
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