A phrase used to indicate that someone must consider or pay attention to a particular piece of information. They are expensive, mind you, but the quality of their craftsmanship is worth the extra price. They can certainly afford to give some of their profits back to their employees, mind you.
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a phrase introducing something that should be taken into consideration. He’s very well dressed, but mind you, he’s got plenty of money to buy clothes. Lisa is unfriendly to me, but mind you, she’s never very nice to anyone.
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1 used to add to what you have just said, especially something that makes it less strong: It’s a fantastic restaurant. Expensive, mind you. ♢ I’ve heard they’re getting divorced. Mind you, I’m not surprised — they were always arguing.
2 used after a word you want to emphasize: When we were children, we used to walk, walk mind you, five miles to and from school every day.
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