Quick Answer: Where did the term you bet come from?

The phrase is a slang which originated in the Native American way of speaking but is now popular throughout the world. … The slang came about when ‘betting’ on things to prove themselves was common and the answer to a bet would always be yes.

What is you bet slang for?

informal. used to emphasize a statement or to mean “certainly“: “Are you coming to the party?” “You bet!”

How do you respond to you bet?

Usually it is “Thank you” or “Great to be with you” or “My pleasure”. Often they respond with “You bet”, which really puzzles me. I am aware of the idiom, but even that doesn’t make sense in this situation.

Why does Bet mean OK?

The term “Bet” is slang meaning “Okay” or “Alright” and it is used in response to a statement. The expression “Ok Bet” is slang used as a substitute for “alright cool.”

Can you say you bet for thank you?

(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!”

Is it polite to say bet?

Yes, “You bet!” is a casual way of saying “You’re welcome.” “You bet!” is similar to saying, “No problem.”

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Does BET stand for?

BET. Black Entertainment Television network. Community » News & Media.

What does I bet you mean?

said to show that you understand why someone has a particular opinion or feels a particular way: “I’m so annoyed with her.” “I’ll bet.” “I was so relieved I didn’t have to clean up after the party.” “I bet you were.”

What is bet slang?

“Bet” is used when you’re in agreement with something. If someone makes plans and you say “bet,” that means you are confirming said plan. Don’t Trip.

Why do people say you bet instead of you’re welcome?

It is a way of saying something with confidence that something will happen for sure / something is a fact/ acknowledging with a ‘thumbs up’ sign indicating a surety. ‘You bet ! ‘

Why do people say you bet after thanks?

Re: “You bet” or “You betcha” in response to “Thanks” In American English “You bet(cha)” is a more personal, less formal way to say, “You’re welcome.” It emphasizes that the speaker was very happy to do whatever the other person is thanking him for.

What does say less mean slang?

What does “say less” mean? “Say less” is slang for “I understand” or “I get the gist of what you are saying.” You can also use it when you agree with someone and see eye to eye with them.

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