bet one’s life
- Bet one’s bottom dollar
the lowest or deepest part of anything, as distinguished from the top: the bottom of a hill; the bottom of a page. Synonyms: base, foot, pedestal. the under or lower side; underside: the bottom of a typewriter. the ground under any body of water: the bottom of the sea. Usually, bottoms. Also called bottom land. […]
- Bet the farm
bet the farm
- Best-laid plans go astray, the
.” It is so well known that it is often abbreviated to the best-laid plans.
the second letter of the Greek alphabet (β, B). the consonant sound represented by this letter. (initial capital letter) Astronomy. a star that is usually the second brightest of a constellation: The second brightest star in Taurus is Beta Tauri. Chemistry. one of the possible positions of an atom or group in a compound. one […]