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Idioms

You're on!

This page is about the idiom You're on!

Meaning

You can say "You're on!" if you want to accept a challenge, a bet or an invitation.

For example

  • Batman: "I bet I can do more push-ups than you can, wonder boy!" Robin: "You're on, Batman!"

  • After a hard day's work, Bruce said, "Feel like throwing back a few beers down the pub, mate?" and Barry said, "You're on, matey! Let's go!"

Quick Quiz

Maurice said, "You're on!" after Jean-Paul had said

a. I think it might rain tomorrow

b. I like your new hairstyle

c. I bet I can beat you at chess

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Contributor: Matt Errey