be there with bells on(redirected from they were there with bells on)
be there with bells on
To attend something with great eagerness, excitement, and enthusiasm. Of course I'm coming to your play—I'll be there with bells on! They're such a supportive group of friends. When I had my little party celebrating my promotion, they were all there with bells on.
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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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