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let me tell you

Used to emphasize a statement. There's going to be trouble in the city if our team loses this championship, let me tell you. Let me tell you, I've never seen a rat this big in my whole life!
See also: let, tell

yasss queen

slang An expression of excitement and approval. The number of a's and s's can vary. Yaasss queen! You look gorgeous!
See also: queen, yasss

cold enough for you

A humorous question one asks another when it is obviously quite cold. How are you enjoying this winter? Cold enough for you?
See also: cold, enough

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'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

tell you what

A phrase indicating that the speaker is going to present a suggestion or their opinion on something. I tell you what, this burger might be the best I've ever hard. Tell you what, why don't you go out for a run and I'll watch the kids for a while. I'll tell you what, that was some concert.
See also: tell, what

See ya, bye-bye.

Inf. Bye. Bill: I have to be off. Bob: See ya, bye-bye. Mary: See ya, bye-bye. Sue: Toodle-oo.
See also: see

See you.

 and See ya.
Inf. Good-bye. (See also I'll see you later.) Good game, Tom. See ya. See you, old chum. Give me a ring.
See also: see

a little dab'll do ya

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a little dab will do you

AMERICAN, INFORMAL
People say a little dab'll do ya or a little dab will do you to mean that a small amount of something is enough. The thing to remember about cooking with shrimp paste is that a little dab will do ya. Note: This expression was originally an advertising slogan for hair cream in the 1960s.
See also: little, YA

ˈsee you (aˈround)

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ˌsee you ˈlater

(also (I’ll) be ˈseeing you) (spoken) used to say goodbye to somebody who you expect to see again soon
See also: see

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

How ya living?

interrog. How are you doing? (The response is Living large.) How ya living, man?
See also: how, YA

See you

and See ya
interj. Good-bye. See you, old chum. Give me a ring.
See also: see

See ya

verb
See also: see, YA

ya

pro. you. (Eye-dialect. Typical spoken English. Used in writing only for effect. Used in the examples of this dictionary.) See ya!