take it from meINFORMAL
This page is about the conversational phrase take it from me
You can say this to emphasize that what you're saying is true.
- "I don't think we should go there. It looks dangerous."
"It's perfectly safe, take it from me. I go there every day."
- "George seems like a really nice guy."
"Take it from me, mate - he's not! He's a liar and a cheat!"
Also "take my word for it", as in "Take my word for it, mate! He's a liar and a cheat!"
If someone says "Take it from me", they want you to
Contributor: Matt Errey