put one's shirt on


chiefly British, informal
: to bet a lot of money on (someone or something)
I put my shirt on a horse in the second race.

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“Put one's shirt on.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/put%20one%27s%20shirt%20on. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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