you bet

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you bet

  1. (idiomatic) Expresses support, agreement, certainty or emphasis.
    You bet they'll re-run such a successful show next season.
  2. (idiomatic, informal) Certainly, you're welcome; a reply to thank you or to a request.
    “Hey, thanks for all your hard work yesterday.” / “You bet!”
    “Could you give me a hand?” / “You bet!”
    • 1922, A. M. Chisholm, A Thousand a Plate:
      “Course it's mighty hard to tell till we've put out a few traps,” said the former, “but it looks to me like we've struck it lucky.”
      You bet,” Dobbs agreed. “I don't believe this here valley ever was trapped. We ain't come across no sign of any old camp—not so much as a blazed tree []