you (can) bet your (sweet) patoot

slang You can be absolutely certain that something will happen. Sometimes used ironically. ("Patoot" is a slang term for the buttocks.) You bet your sweet patoot I'm going to that concert—I've been saving up to buy a ticket for months now! Oh, you can bet your patoots that Kevin will be late tonight—he's never on time! I can't find my umbrella, so of course you can bet your patoot that it'll rain soon.
See also: bet, patoot
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You bet your sweet patoot(ie)!

exclam. You can be absolutely certain! (Patootie is the buttocks.) I’ll be there! You bet your sweet patoot!
See also: bet, sweet

You bet your sweet patoot!

See also: bet, sweet
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