I'll tell you what

I'll tell you what
I/I'll ˌtell you ˈwhat idiom
(informal) used to introduce a suggestion

I'll tell you what— let's stay in instead.

Main entry:tellidiom

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • tell you what — See: I LL TELL YOU WHAT …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • tell you what — See: I LL TELL YOU WHAT …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • tell\ you\ what — See: I ll tell you what …   Словарь американских идиом

  • (I'll) tell you what — (I’ll) tell you what phrase used when you are going to make a suggestion, proposal, or offer I’ll tell you what – let’s have the party here. Thesaurus: ways of making a suggestionsynonym Main entry: tell …   Useful english dictionary

  • I'll tell you what — or[tell you what] {informal} Here is an idea. * /The hamburger stand is closed, but I ll tell you what, let s go to my house and cook some hot dogs./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • I'll tell you what — or[tell you what] {informal} Here is an idea. * /The hamburger stand is closed, but I ll tell you what, let s go to my house and cook some hot dogs./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • I'll\ tell\ you\ what — • I ll tell you what informal Here is an idea. The hamburger stand is closed, but I ll tell you what, let s go to my house and cook some hot dogs …   Словарь американских идиом

  • tell you what, (I) (I'll) —  I ll tell you something …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • 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. • • • Main Entry …   Useful english dictionary

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