bet the farm




bet the farm :




all bets are off

the outcome of a particular situation is unpredictable – informal



don't bet on it

used to express doubt about an assertion or situation – informal



you can bet your boots = you can bet your bottom dollar = you can bet your life

you may be absolutely certain – informal



bet the farm

risk everything that you own on a bet, investment or enterprise – North American informal



a safe bet

a certainty

A safe bet originally referred to a horse that was confidently expected to win a race. 2002 - Observer - It is a safe bet that as the Western world gets fatter, the people on its television screens will continue to get thinner.




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