Expressions used in Everyday Spoken English in Social and Professional contexts

mark my words

mark my words
Meaning(s)
1) pay attention and remember what I'm saying because it is likely going to happen
  • How to MemorizePopularity HighProfessional HighSocial
    • mark my words, I will succeed
  • Analysis

    The expression mark my words means to advise someone to pay attention to what you were saying and remember the message because it is likely to be important or pre-empt something that will happen in the future. This expression usually follows serious advice or a caution.

  • Social Examples (Advance)
    1. Mark my words, Chris, you will regret stealing that money from me!
    2. She will do really well in this sport, mark my words. I predict she will be professional in the next three years.
  • Professional Examples (Advance)
    1. I am the right person to turn this company around and I will do. Mark my words.
    2. She won't last a year in a job like that - you mark my words!
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