tell you what | I'll tell you whatINFORMAL
This page is about the conversational phrase tell you what | I'll tell you what
You can say this just before making a suggestion or an offer.
- "I can't give you a discount, but I'll tell you what. Buy it now and you'll get a two-year guarantee! How's that?"
- I'd been caught speeding, and the cop said, "Tell you what. Give me fifty dollars and we'll forget about it. OK?"
After someone says "Tell you what", they might
Contributor: Matt Errey