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Also, you bet or you can bet your bottom or bottom dollar or (sweet) life . You can be absolutely sure, as in You bet your ass I'll be there , or You can bet your sweet life that was Bill with another woman , or Are you coming?—You bet I am . All these phrases in effect mean that you can be so sure of something that you can wager your body or life or valuables on it; ass is considered vulgar, and bottom dollar means “last dollar.” [ Colloquial ; second half of 1800s]

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