if I were you
Definition of if I were you
—used when giving advice or guidance I'd do it if I were you.
Word by Word Definitions
: the 9th letter of the English alphabet
: a graphic representation of this letter
: a speech counterpart of orthographic i
: imaginary unit
: past tense second-person singular, past tense plural, and past subjunctive ofbe
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