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be there with bells on
Said when one is eager or excited to attend something. Of course I'm coming to your play—I'll be there with bells on!
An abbreviation for "be there with bells on," a phrase said when one is eager or excited to attend something. Of course I'm coming to your play! BTWBO!
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Be there with bells onand BTWBO
sent. & comp. abb. [I will] be there happily.; I am eager to come there. (Said in response to an invitation.) Thanks for the invitation. I’ll be there with bells on. Don’t B L8T. BTWBO.
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