Put your money where your mouth is

Idiom

Put your money where your mouth is

Definition

Express the idea that if you make a claim or promise, you should be willing to back it up with action and resources.

Example

If you really believe in this cause, put your money where your mouth is and donate to the organization

If you think you can do it, put your money where your mouth is and give it a try

Origin

Early 20th century United States

FAQs

Used to show commitment to something through financial or material support