South African informal Absolutely true: true as Bob, I nearly went right through the windscreen
Bob represents a euphemistic substitution of God, the idiom translating obsolete Afrikaans so waar as God
More example sentences
- And as true as Bob, that evening my dream continued, I had the chocolate and ate it.
- But true as Bob, I have never received any traffic violation in my life.
- She is in Grade 4, had no problems what so ever learning the 2, 3, 4, 5, 11 and 10 x table, but true as bob as soon as we had to start with the 6 x table, trouble started brewing!
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