I'll be darned

idiom

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chiefly US, informal
used to show that one is very surprised about somethingWell I'll be darned! You actually showed up! often + ifI offered to help, but I'll be darned if she didn't do the whole thing herself. sometimes shortened to darned ifI told them they wouldn't enjoy the trip but darned if they didn't come anyway.

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“I'll be darned.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/I%27ll%20be%20darned. Accessed 5 Dec. 2020.

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