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Put your money where your mouth is


Stop boasting and bet on what you believe. ‘Mouth’ is used to reference what one has said which this phrase suggests was a boast or a dare. (Compare to Put up or shut up.)

“So you think your car is faster than mine eh? Want to bet some money on it? Put your money where your mouth is.”

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