Filters. (idiomatic, informal) Certainly; you’re welcome; a reply to thank you or to a request. “Hey, thanks for all your hard work yesterday.”/”You bet!”
Is it rude to say you bet?
It’s just a regional greeting that means something different to two different groups of people both speaking English. In the same way, “you bet” isn’t rude. It’s just another way of saying “you’re welcome”. If you’re particularly midwestern, you’d say “You bechya”.
How do you respond to you bet?
Usually it is “Thank you” or “Great to be with you” or “My pleasure”. Often they respond with “You bet”, which really puzzles me. I am aware of the idiom, but even that doesn’t make sense in this situation.
How do you use you bet in a sentence?
- “You bet I’ll be at your game. I would not miss it.”
- “I can help you with your project, you bet.”
- “You bet I’m going to talk to her, she is beautiful.”
- “I’m moving in a few weeks and was wondering if you could help?”
- “You bet. Just let me know when, and I’ll be there.”
- “Thanks! …
- “Of course.”
Can you say you bet for thank you?
(idiomatic, informal) Certainly; you’re welcome; a reply to thank you or to a request. “Hey, thanks for all your hard work yesterday.”/”You bet!”
Why do people say you bet after thanks?
Re: “You bet” or “You betcha” in response to “Thanks” In American English “You bet(cha)” is a more personal, less formal way to say, “You’re welcome.” It emphasizes that the speaker was very happy to do whatever the other person is thanking him for.
Does you bet mean yes?
yes, I agree: “You will pick up Alice after school, won’t you?” “You bet.”
Why do people say you bet instead of you’re welcome?
It is a way of saying something with confidence that something will happen for sure / something is a fact/ acknowledging with a ‘thumbs up’ sign indicating a surety. ‘You bet ! ‘
Where does you bet come from?
The phrase is a slang which originated in the Native American way of speaking but is now popular throughout the world. It is a new phrase and has been in existence since a few decades only. The slang came about when ‘betting’ on things to prove themselves was common and the answer to a bet would always be yes.
How do Americans say you’re welcome?
Why don’t Americans normally say “you’re welcome” when thanked? In most other countries, you’re taught the polite response to “thank you” is something along the lines of “you’re welcome” (depending on language), whereas in the US the common response is essentially “yes” (“uh huh” or similar).
Why do Americans say you?
There are two answers to this. The simplest is that “are” is the form of “to be” used for first person plural, third person plural, and both plural and singular in second person (with you). Thus, “are” with a singular “you” is also singular. It just looks exactly like the plural form.