what did I tell you

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used to say to someone that he or she should have listened and followed one's advice"The car turned out to be a lemon!" "What did I tell you?"

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“What did I tell you.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/what%20did%20I%20tell%20you. Accessed 27 Jan. 2021.

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