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You bet! | You betcha!

Meaning: yes (as in a strong positive response to a suggestion or an offer)

For example:

  • When I asked Dave if he'd like to come with me to see Liverpool play Manchester United, he said "You bet! I'd love to!"

  • Angelina: "Would you like to come back to my place?" Brad: "You betcha! Let's go!"

Origin: short for "You bet I would!"

Quick Quiz:

If you ask someone if they want a cup of tea, and they say "You bet!", it means
  1. they want one
  2. they don't want one
  3. they want one if you pay for it

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