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
References in classic literature ?
"'Ell's to pay, sir, on this 'ere craft, an' mark my word for it, sir.
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. I don't believe it's got any right to be around in the daytime.
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."
"Mark my words, Alexander will not come," said the old princess.
"Mark my words, you will repent it," and with that awful prophecy, Aunt Myra departed like a black shadow.
"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.
"Mark my words," he said, "it is some nonsense Nana has been putting into their heads; just the sort of idea a dog would have.
Mark my words! Frank will get one of the best estates in England; a seat in the House of Commons will follow as a matter of course; and one of the legislators of this Ass-ridden country will be -- MY LOUT!
"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.
"Mark my words!" he cried with abrupt positiveness.
But some day, mark my words, she'll turn on him and give him what for, and their friendship will get a terrible smash."