(I/I'll) tell you what

idiom

informal
used to introduce a suggestion or to emphasize a statement
(I'll) Tell you what—I'll let you borrow the car if you fill it up with gas.
I tell you what, I wouldn't pay that much for a pair of shoes.

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(I/I'll) tell you what

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“(I/I'll) tell you what.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/%28I%2FI%27ll%29%20tell%20you%20what. Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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