Meaning of “do sth for a bet” in the English Dictionary

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"do sth for a bet" in British English

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do sth for a bet

mainly UK US usually do sth on a bet

to do something dangerous or take a risk because someone says that they do not think you will:

She jumped in the fountain for a bet.

(Definition of “do sth for a bet” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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