I/I'll tell you what

I/I'll tell you what
I/I'll tell you what (also tell you what)
informal
— used to introduce a suggestion or to emphasize a statement

(I'll) Tell you what–I'll let you borrow the car if you fill it up with gas.

I tell you what, I wouldn't pay that much for a pair of shoes.

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Main Entry:tell

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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