Definition of put money or put one's money on in English:

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put money (or put one's money) on

1Place a bet on.
Example sentences
  • Even if you aren't the betting type, Croupier is a gamble worth putting your money on.
  • I said,‘I think some low-life gambler didn't put his money on him, and he is leading.’
  • If the thrice-heir was a betting man, he would have put his money on the last speculation.
2Used to express one’s confidence in the truth or success of something: she won’t have him back—I’d put money on it
More example sentences
  • ‘There are a couple of kids that will be there that I'd put my money on will be in the Olympics someday,’ she said.
  • As for the hormones, I'll put my money on three million years of human evolution over 50 years of questionable pharmaceutical research.
  • As far as Indian advertisers are concerned, they're putting their money on cricket rather than the Olympics.
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