I'll give you that

Definition of I'll give you that

used to say that one is willing to admit that at least part of something someone says is true
  • I don't really like his movies, but he's a talented actor, I'll give you that.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. : the 9th letter of the English alphabet

  2. : a graphic representation of this letter

  3. : a speech counterpart of orthographic i

  1. imaginary unit

  1. : the one who is speaking or writing — compare me, mine, my, we

  1. : someone aware of possessing a personal individuality : self

  1. iodine

  1. used as a connective vowel to join word elements especially of Latin origin

give play
  1. : to make a present of

  2. : to grant or bestow by formal action

  3. : to accord or yield to another

  1. : capacity or tendency to yield to force or strain : flexibility

  2. : the ability of a material to bend or stretch

you play
  1. : the one or ones being addressed — compare thee, thou, ye, your, yours

  2. : one


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