I/I'll give you that
I('ll) give you that
I concede that what you just said is true or likely. A: "I don't understand why you're so upset—I told you I'd be late." B: "OK, I'll give you that, but 3 AM isn't just a little bit late, and you woke up the whole house coming in the door." The tax breaks for business might spur the economy a bit, I give you that, but it means our budget for public works will be a lot smaller next year.
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I/I’ll give you ˈthat(spoken) used when you are admitting that something is true: ‘I said an hour ago that I thought we were going the wrong way, didn’t I?’ ‘Yes, you did, I’ll give you that.’
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