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mind you

This page is about the conversational phrase mind you

Meaning

You can say this if you're moderating what you've just said to make it less strong, or if you're adding a warning.

For example

  • Justin's teacher said, "Yes, he's a bully. Mind you, he's not one of the ringleaders, and he'd be bullied too if he didn't join in."

  • "It's really hot in the desert. But it can get very cold at night, mind you."

Quick Quiz

"Susan is a brilliant lawyer. Mind you, she

a. charges a lot."

b. isn't expensive."

c. never loses a case."

Contributor: Matt Errey