tell you what(redirected from tell ya what)
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 had. 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.
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I/I’ll ˌtell you ˈwhat,
ˌI know ˈwhat(spoken) said before making a suggestion: I tell you what — let’s ask Fred to lend us his car. ♢ I know what! Why don’t you buy her a CD?
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