mind you

idiom

informal
used in speech to give stress to a statement that one is making so that a preceding or following statement will not be misunderstood
His advice wasn't very helpful. I'm not criticizing him, mind you.
often used in British English without you
His advice wasn't very helpful. I'm not criticizing him, mind!

Examples of mind you in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web September, mind you, is the month that Johansson says Altman first requested to license her voice. Sigal Samuel, Vox, 22 May 2024 Not the tariffs, mind you, but the goods themselves. Catherine Rampell, Washington Post, 18 June 2024 Here to take us on a trip — though a very scientific one, mind you — into the latest research on psychedelics is Gül Dölen, professor and Parsons Endowed Chair of Psychology, Psychedelics and Neuroscience at the University of California, Berkeley. Quanta Magazine, 6 June 2024 Its four corners are beveled into jewel-like facets (matte black jewels, mind you). PCMAG, 31 May 2024 Car salesman and lawyers are generally good people, mind you. Patrick Wallis, Baltimore Sun, 24 May 2024 The duo was about to head to West Hollywood gay club Heart to celebrate the song’s release when the elevator in Cabello’s building — packed with members of both artists’ teams, mind you — broke down. Tomás Mier, Rolling Stone, 21 May 2024 The hotel, mind you, began life as a state-run entity 50 years ago. Prasad Ramamurthy, Travel + Leisure, 7 May 2024 Though Transformers movies keep coming in droves and snag millions, only one (a spinoff, mind you) has had critical praise. Herb Scribner, Washington Post, 13 Apr. 2024

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“Mind you.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mind%20you. Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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