mark my word

mark my word(s)

Pay attention to and remember what I am saying, because it will happen. Mark my words, Penny will be glad she made this decision one day. Mark my word, Jonah, I will get even with you if it's the last thing I do.
See also: mark

mark my word(s)

Fig. remember what I'm telling you. Mark my word, you'll regret this. This whole project will fail—mark my words.
See also: mark, word
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Ell's to pay, sir, on this 'ere craft, an' mark my word for it, sir.
Black Michael's as good as new agin an' 'e's not the bully to stand fer it, not 'e; an' mark my word for it, sir.
They means murder, sir, an' mark my word for it, sir.
That's all, only keep a still tongue in yer 'ead, or they'll put a pill between yer ribs, an' mark my word for it, sir," and the old fellow went on with his polishing, which carried him away from where the Claytons were standing.
If some go, you mark my words, sir, Silver'll bring 'em aboard again as mild as lambs.
There's something wrong about this one, now you mark my words.
And indeed he does not want my help; you do not know him as I do; he is safe, he is quite safe; mark my words, he will never more be heard of.
Mebbe he won't do for us, but mark my words, hell 'll be an ice-box to this ship from now on.
Some day, mark my words, he'll get his time, an' then what'll we do?
Ask the perfumers, ask the blacking-makers, ask the hatters, ask the old lottery-office-keepers--ask any man among 'em what my poetry has done for him, and mark my words, he blesses the name of Slum.
You mark my words, Walker, if we don't look out that woman will raise a mutiny with her preaching.
You listen, Daylight, an' mark my words, the time's comin' when winter diggin's'll be all the go.
But some day, mark my words, she'll turn on him and give him what for, and their friendship will get a terrible smash.
Now then, I said, I go to meet that which I liken to the greatest of the waves; yet shall the word be spoken, even though the wave break and drown me in laughter and dishonour; and do you mark my words.
But he won't do it, Bunny; mark my words, he'll search the ship and search us all, when the loss is known; but he'll search in vain.