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Slang

You bet! | You betcha!

This page is about the slang term 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

a. they want one

b. they don't want one

c. they want one if you pay for it

Slang of the Day

Contributor: Matt Errey