To have belief in giving your money for, to invest in something you have favor and support

Etymology:

  • This expression has been very common since 1930, in United States among people who used to challenge each other with this expression. The word “mouth” refers to talk and “money” represents action. So it means to support your words with your action. Today the expression means to bet or give your money to assure that you really believe in what you say. This expression has also put on a ruder or harsh form that is “put up or shut up”.
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If you want to support this charity organization then you should put your money, where your mouth is.

Submitted on February 25, 2019

Additional definitions for 'Put Your Money Where Your Mouth is':

put your money where your mouth isPractice what you preach.
put your money where your mouth isTalk is cheap. If the proponent of the venture is so confident, remind him: Better put your money where your mouth is!
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Setzen Sie Ihr Geld dort hin, wo Ihr Mund ist

положить ваши деньги, где ваш рот

кладіть гроші куди рот

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