you name it

you name it

(What I am offering or describing includes) anything you can think of. You name it—anything you need or want, I'll do it. You should have seen the buffet—you name it, they had it.
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you name it, (one's) got it

Whatever you can think of, this person will have it. Usually said after a long list of various items. Washers, printers, computers, TVS—you name it, we've got it!
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you name it

Everything one can think of, as in We've got a crib, highchair, diapers-you name it. [Colloquial; mid-1900s]
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you name it

COMMON You say you name it, usually after or before a list, to show that you are talking about a very wide range of things. Pickled cucumbers, jam, pickled berries, tomatoes; you name it, they've got it. I also enjoy windsurfing, tennis, racquetball, swimming, you name it.
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you name it

whatever you can think of (used to express the extent or variety of something). informal
1991 Angela Carter Wise Children The streets of tall, narrow houses were stuffed to the brim with stand-up comics; adagio dancers; soubrettes; conjurers; fiddlers; speciality acts with dogs, doves, goats, you name it.
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you name it

Just about everything you can think of about this subject. This colloquial phrase from the mid-twentieth century indicates a list of things too extensive to enumerate: for example, “He’s been a smuggler, a gun runner, a dope peddler—you name it” (Dan Lees, Zodiac, 1972).
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