I tell you

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I tell you

1. A phrase emphasizing that the speaker is about to present a thought or their opinion on something. I tell you, this burger might be the best I've ever hard.
2. I assure you; please listen to what I am saying because it is important. You've got the wrong man, I tell you!
See also: tell

I ˈtell you

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I can ˈtell you

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I’m ˈtelling you

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I can’t ˈtell you how, etc. ...

(spoken) used to emphasize what you are saying, especially when it is surprising or difficult to believe: It’s not as easy as it looks, I’m telling you.I can’t tell you how happy I felt (= it is difficult to describe my happiness, because it was so great).
See also: tell