if I were you

Definition of if I were you

  1. —used when giving advice or guidance I'd do it if I were you.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  the 9th letter of the English alphabet

    :  a graphic representation of this letter

    :  a speech counterpart of orthographic i

  1. : industrial

    : initial

    : intelligence

  1. : imaginary unit

were
  1. : past tense second-person singular, past tense plural, and past subjunctive ofbe

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

    :  one


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up if I were you? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

holding stubbornly to a belief or view

Get Word of the Day daily email!