bet the farm on it

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Definition of bet the farm on it

US, informal
said to show confidence in an anticipated outcome They want to start their own restaurant, but they're not willing to bet the farm on it.

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“Bet the farm on it.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bet%20the%20farm%20on%20it. Accessed 8 Dec. 2021.

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