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You can take it to the bank. - Darauf kannst du Gift nehmen.

  
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http://idioms.thefreedictionary.com/can+take+...
can take it to the bank
Fig. able to depend on the truthfulness of my statement: it is not counterfeit or bogus; to be able to bank on something. Believe me. What I am telling you is the truth. You can take it to the bank. This information is as good as gold. You can take it to the bank.

http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?ter...
take it to the bank
Figurative: "What was said is the absolute truth and can be verified by a third party source." Comes from an obscure reference to cheques (or checks, if you're American), in that such is a guarantee that you can take the document to the bank and redeem it for its face value.
Note the pronoun 'it' can be varied accordingly.
"Mount Everest is the tallest geographical point on this planet, and you can take that to the bank."

http://www.goenglish.com/Idioms/Can+Take+It+T...
Can Take It To The Bank ( you can trust, expect and rely on it ... )
You say "you can take it to the bank" when you are certain that it will happen.
When they are sure that it will happen and they want to make it clear how sure they are, people say "you can take that to the bank".

http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/take_it_to_the_bank
take it to the bank
(idiomatic) said to emphasize that something is known for sure.

Siehe auch: to take it to the bank

Siehe Wörterbuch: gift nehmen
Verfasserarcus (267523) 18 Jul 12, 22:17
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