you name it

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English[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

you name it

  1. (informal, idiomatic) Used, often after a short list, to show that further examples are unnecessary; all kinds of things
    There were ducks, geese, swans, you name it on the lake.
    - What can you buy over the Internet?
    - You name it.

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English you name it.

Phrase[edit]

you name it

  1. (informal) you name it
    • 2016, Peter H. Fogtdal, Skabsoptimisten, Lindhardt og Ringhof ISBN 9788711589380
      Her vokser timian, rosmarin, you name it ...
    • 2010, Anders Oehlenschlæger, Kakamega, BoD – Books on Demand ISBN 9788776916565, page 403
      'Vi kan simpelthen ikke finde den mindste indikation i mandens bevægelsesmønster, hans evalueringsskemaer fra Miljø- & Energiministeriets, hans militærpapirer, hans bankopgørelser, hans telefonsamtaler – you name it.
    • 2013, Per Nielsen, Søren Sorgenfri, Per Nielsen: 4 - Brøndby for evigt, Art People ISBN 9788771374186
      Men i dag er det eksploderet. Du kan spille alle vegne. På computeren, mobiltelefonen, iPad. You name it.
    • 2011, Jan Gintberg, Gintbergs verden, Gyldendal A/S ISBN 9788702116595
      Portrætter, bøger, noveller, burgermenuer, you name it.

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English you name it.

Phrase[edit]

you name it

  1. you name it
    • 2017, Robert Karjel (unknown translator), Der Vermittler: Thriller, Blanvalet Taschenbuch Verlag ISBN 9783641200060
      Jemand lachte: »Wir waren alles: Fahrer, Soldaten, Fahrzeugtechniker, you name it
      Someone laughed: "We were everything: drivers, soldiers, technicians of means of transport, you name it.
    • 2009, Håkan Nesser (translated by Christel Hildebrandt), Mensch ohne Hund: Roman, btb Verlag ISBN 9783641023812
      Wahrscheinlich eine ganze Menge. Irritation, Unruhe. Befürchtungen, Frustration, you name it.
      Probably quite a lot. Irritation, unrest. Misgivings, frustration, you name it.
    • 2015, Christian Vogt, Lizenz zu Leben: Geschichten - Gedanken - Geheimnisse, neobooks ISBN 9783738048896
      Schwer zu sagen, was es ist – der Humor, die Herkunft, Interessen, you name it.
      It is difficult to say what it is - the humour, the origins, interests, you name it.
    • 2009, Stieg Larsson, Verblendung: Roman, Heyne Verlag ISBN 9783641203344
      Aber denk noch mal nach: Die Wennerstroem Group ist ein Investmentunternehmen, das mit allem Möglichen handelt, womit man schnell gute Geschäfte machen kann – Wertpapiere, Optionen, Valuta ... you name it.
      But just think it over: The Wennerstroem group is an investment company, which deals in anything with which one may quickly make good deals - security papers, options, currency ... you name it.
    • 2014, Rüdiger Esch, Electri_City: Elektronische Musik aus Düsseldorf, Suhrkamp Verlag ISBN 9783518734681
      Trans Europa Express war alles: retro, futuristisch, melancholisch, technisch, zeitlos, modern, traditionell, zukunftsweisend - you name it.
      Trans Europa Express was everything: retro, futuristic, melancholic, technical, timeless, modern, traditional, to-the-future-pointing - you name it.
    • 2015, Gunnar Staalesen (translated by Kerstin Hartmann), Wie in einem Spiegel: Krimi, S. Fischer Verlag ISBN 9783105605035
      Doch, ein paar Gastauftritte in Oslo, natürlich, Stavanger, Haugesund, you name it
      A few guest performances in Oslo, of course, Stavanger, Haugesund, you name it.