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English definition of “put (your) money on sb/sth”

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 Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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