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You Bet

Meaning/Usage: Telling someone yes in a definite way

Explanation: When you "bet" on something, you are placing a wager that you are right.  In this context, "bet" is being absolutely sure.  "You bet" is usually used when someone asks for something.  Instead of saying "yes," saying "you bet" is more positive and makes the listener feel better.

"You bet I'll be at your game.  I would not miss it."
"I can help you with your project, you bet."
"You bet I'm going to talk to her, she is beautiful."

A.  "I'm moving in a few weeks and was wondering if you could help?"
B.  "You bet.  Just let me know when, and I'll be there."
A.  "Thanks!  That would be great."

Other Common Sentences

"Of course."
"Definitely."


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