mind you

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mind you

  1. (idiomatic, colloquial, chiefly UK) Used to draw attention to a part that is important to a statement.
    Mind you, I'm not prejudiced, but I didn't like the looks of him.
    • 1977, Agatha Christie, An Autobiography, Part II, Ch.4:
      Mind you, clothes were clothes in those days. There was a great deal of them, lavish both in material and in workmanship.
  2. (literally archaic) Mind that you; be careful that you.
    Mind you wear a scarf in this cold wind.
    • 1841, Charles Dickens, Barnaby Rudge, chapter 13:
      Mind you take good care of her, sir,” said John, appealing from this insensible person to his son and heir, who now appeared, fully equipped and ready.