It is dollars to doughnuts

It is dollars to doughnuts
амер. Несомненно. Наверняка. Дело верное. Как дважды два

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  • dollars to doughnuts — dollars to donuts/doughnuts American, informal if you say that something will happen, dollars to donuts, you mean you are sure it will happen. Dollars to donuts the company is going to fold. I ll bet you dollars to doughnuts she won t come to the …   New idioms dictionary

  • dollars for doughnuts — (USA) If something is dollars for doughnuts, it is a sure bet or certainty …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • dollars for doughnuts — (USA)    If something is dollars for doughnuts, it is a sure bet or certainty.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • dollars to doughnuts — informal used to emphasize one s certainty I d bet dollars to doughnuts he s a medical student …   Useful english dictionary

  • bet someone dollars to doughnuts — tv. to et something of value against something worth considerably less. □ I bet you dollars to doughnuts that she is on time. □ He bet me dollars to doughnuts that it would snow today …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • dollars to donuts — dollars to donuts/doughnuts American, informal if you say that something will happen, dollars to donuts, you mean you are sure it will happen. Dollars to donuts the company is going to fold. I ll bet you dollars to doughnuts she won t come to the …   New idioms dictionary

  • Dollars to donuts — is a faux bet in which one person agrees to put up the same amount of dollars to another person s donuts in a bet (where a donut is considered to be worth much less than a dollar). Betting someone dollars to donuts is a rhetorical device that… …   Wikipedia

  • dough|nut — «DOH NUHT», noun. 1. a small cake of sweetened dough deep fried in fat. A doughnut is usually cut in the shape of a ring. 2. a circular tube in a betatron or synchrotron that contains a vacuum in which electrons whirl and collide with the nuclei… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Oppenheimer , Julius Robert — (1904–1967) American physicist Oppenheimer came from a wealthy New York City family. He was educated at Harvard, at Cambridge, England, and at Göttingen where he obtained his PhD in 1927. From 1929 to 1942 he was at the University of California,… …   Scientists

  • doubtless — Synonyms and related words: absolutely, admittedly, assumably, assured, believing, beyond doubt, beyond question, by all odds, certain, certainly, confident, convinced, definitely, devout, dogmatic, dollars to doughnuts, doubtlessly, faithful,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • doubtlessly — Synonyms and related words: absolutely, admittedly, beyond doubt, beyond question, by all odds, definitely, dollars to doughnuts, doubtless, easily, in all likelihood, in all probability, incontestably, indeed, indisputably, indubitably,… …   Moby Thesaurus


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