whatever you say


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whatever you say

I accept what you say, and I'm not going to argue with you. Usually implies that one doesn't really agree with the other person, but is going to do it to avoid a conflict. A: "Don't worry about the auditors, just run the numbers like I told you." B: "OK, whatever you say, boss." A: "I told you, my parents let me borrow the car whenever I want." B: "Whatever you say."
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whatever you ˈsay

(spoken) used to agree to somebody’s suggestion because you do not want to argue: ‘Just do it now!’ ‘Whatever you say.’
See also: say, whatever
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He said: "Whatever you say about the performance of the Euro, it has been well managed."
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I'm afraid we have a Welsh Secretary who is very effective at condemning Welsh Labour (quite rightly so) and other parties in Wales for their failings, but when it comes to Welsh families who are being betrayed and failed by his cohorts in Westminster he just bounces up and down on his strings, saying yes Prime Minister, whatever you say.
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Since we couldn't settle the argument, we said we'd ask you, and whatever you say, goes.
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DAVE ANDERSON; sports columnist, after George Steinbrenner fired Billy Martin for the fifth time and Art Fowler, his pitching coach, for the fourth time: "Whatever you say about George, you have to admit he loves his fired employees."