I am going to bet my bike. If I lose, you win my bike.

rituparnahoymoy

Senior Member
Assamese -India
I am going to bet my bike. If I lose, you win my bike.

I am going to place my bike on bet. If I lose, you win my bike.

Should I use only bet?
 
  • DonnyB

    Sixties Mod
    English UK Southern Standard English
    I would probably say "I'm going to stake my bike" in that context.

    I have no great objection to "... bet my bike" instead, but I agree with Paul that "I am going to place my bike on bet" doesn't work.
     

    Packard

    Senior Member
    USA, English
    In car racing there are "pink slip races". The winner of the race gets to own the loser's car. The pink slip refers to the owner's registration.

    If the bike in question was to be used in a race then I would have no problem with calling it a "pink slip race".

    But other than that I more or less agree with the above:

    I will stake my bike... (as suggested above)
    I will put up my bike ... (my first choice)

    Put up in the sense of offering a large amount of money:

    We put up a $10,000.00 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction...
     
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