Take it from me

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Take it from me.

something that you say in order to emphasize that you have experience of something, and therefore what you say about it is true Take it from me - if you start ironing a man's shirts, you'll be doing it for the rest of your life.
See also: take

take it from me

Also, you can take it from me. Rest assured, believe me, as in You can take it from me, we've been working hard on it. This idiom was first recorded in 1622 in slightly different form, take it upon my word. The current form appeared in 1672.
See also: take
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