Meaning of “put (your) money on sb/sth” in the English Dictionary

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"put (your) money on sb/sth" in British English

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put (your) money on sb/sth

to risk money on someone or something winning a race or competition:

He put some money on a horse in the five o'clock race.

to strongly believe that someone will do something or that something will happen:

Chris will be promoted - I'd put money on it.

(Definition of “put (your) money on sb/sth” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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