tell you what

tell you what

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this is what I think I'll tell you what, it's a wonder Elise didn't have a heart attack when she got that bill. I tell you what, if you buy now I'll give you an additional 20% off the sales price.
See also: tell
References in classic literature ?
I wish I were with you, dear, sitting by the fire undressing, as we used to sit, and I would try to tell you what I feel.
Dear Mr Clennam, as I had the courage to tell you what the familiar difficulties in my travelling mind were before, I will not be a coward now.
The bird replied, "My good master, the lightning, thunder and rain disturbed me so much all night long, that I cannot tell you what I have suffered.
All we have any right to do is to tell you what the doctor says.
Miss Mary Jane, I'll tell you what we'll do, and you won't have to stay at Mr.
I'll tell you what I knows, I knows enough to bu'st dat will to flinders--en more, mind you, more
The guy says quietly, Listen, your dad told me that he told you about Hurtgen, and I know this isn't the time or place to tell you what else happened that day, but I'd like to talk to you, whereas I don't have any kids and I am not going to live forever, and you young people should know some things, you know?
I can't tell you what stage the deportation process is in for this family, but they might want to consider contacting their congressional representatives or getting some media attention to maybe get the case reexamined,'' said Francisco Arcaute, an INS spokesman in Los Angeles.