I'll tell you

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I'll tell you

1. non-idiomatic I will simply state it. You don't need to guess. I'll tell you. My middle name is Marvin.
2. A phrase emphasizing that the speaker is about to present a thought or their opinion on something. I'll tell you, this burger might be the best I've ever hard.
See also: tell
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Seeing her in that picture was just something else, I'll tell ya.
And I'll tell ya this - as this Senate seat goes, if Roy were to lose this seat, we would lose the United States Senate.
I'll tell ya, there are a whole lot of people in this country that feel exactly the same way.
I'll tell ya one thing for sure, I'll be buying George's erotic novel.
Thirty seconds inside that place and I'll tell ya if she's with it or not.
People have told me that, but I'll tell ya, that's the least of my concerns," said Dubzinski, whose brother John joined the 200-win club with a playoff win over Holy Name last year.
Calling the event "a crazy, crazy night," DeGeneres joked, "I'm still drunk, I'll tell ya.
FRITZY: If, when I see ya, what I'll tell ya, what's been happening.
I'll tell ya what, the lifestyle of a park builder is wicked.
Well, I'll tell ya," replied she, "if things get much worse, it may come to that.
I don't complain on sets so much anymore, I'll tell ya that much.
But I'll tell ya what, you won't see many halves as exciting as that anywhere in the werrlld.
You people, I'll tell ya, tough people in Wisconsin, fellas.