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bet your bottom dollar - idiom meaning?

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What is the meaning of "bet your bottom dollar" idiom?

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Idiom Conjugations:

 
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Gerund Form of the Idiom:

Betting your bottom dollar means that you are very certain of the outcome.
 
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Idiom Usage:

This idiom is often used with the modal verb "can" as in Idiom Scenario 1 and Idiom Scenario 2.
 
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Idiom Scenario 2:


Jillian's birthday is coming soon.  Jillian loves to play with dolls.  Jillian has a very large collection of dolls.  Everyone in Jillian's life knows how much Jillian enjoys her dolls.  Do you think that Jillian will receive at least one doll for her birthday?
You can bet your bottom dollar...
that she will.  It is quite certain that Jillian will get a doll for her birthday.
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Idiom Scenario 1:


Jane loves to go downhill skiing.  She skis on weekends.  She skis on her holidays.  Jane broke her leg recently when she was skiing.  Jane is wearing a cast now.  Will Jane go skiing again when her leg has healed?
You can bet your bottom dollar...
that Jane will ski again.  In other words, you can be sure that Jane will go skiing again.
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Idiom Definition:


"to bet your bottom dollar"
to be absolutely sure about something or someone
 
Synonyms:
assured, believing, certain, confident, convinced, positive, questionless, self-confident, sure, undoubtful, undoubting
 
 
The cowboy is going to literally bet his bottom (last) dollar. - - - - ->  a cowboy and a horse are gambling over cards sitting at a table.  The cowboy only has one dollar remaining.




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