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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!
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References in classic literature ?
Lemme tell you, Charley, an' I got the witnesses to prove it, so help me God.
But lemme tell you, you aren't gonna feel proud about it.
WHAT SHE WANTED TO TALK ABOUT FIRST Her cell phone ring tones, "I had 'Black Balloon' by Goo Goo Dolls but, now, I have 'Harder to Breathe' by Maroon 5," Raven says, fiddling with her phone and playing the tunes, "But lemme tell you, when I'm in a mood.
Tell me, or lemme tell you what good it cd/do me To stop objecting out loud I'm not dead yet, it's a dirty life But my own.
LEMME tell you about this traditional Cardiff tavern turned into a North Korean theme pub (real live targets in the shooting gallery, used to be the skittle alley).
To paraphrase Rose Royce, ``He might not ever get rich, but lemme tell you it's better than diggin' a ditch.