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you'd better believe it!

This page is about the conversational phrase you'd better believe it!

Meaning

You can use this to emphasize the truth or seriousness of what's being said.

For example

  • "You're joking! We're getting the best goalkeeper in the country?"
    "You'd better believe it! He'll be playing for us next week."

  • "They're not crazy enough to think experts make this stuff up, are they?"
    "You'd better believe it! They think all climate scientists are lying!"

Quick Quiz

You can say "You'd better believe it!" if you know that something's

a. false

b. true

c. better

Contributor: Matt Errey