- idiomatic A phrase used to get someone's attention before announcing something.
“Do you know what that does to me to see your eyes go blue with lustfor me?”
“Do you know what you did, behaving in front of Lord Belingham like that?”
“People like Schott—well, nobody is exactly like Marge Schott, but you know what I mean—are signing the checks and making the important decisions on ballclubs in both leagues.”
“Ron Fields will run the show, and Ron, you know what I expect.”
““Lauren, do you know what RSPK is—recurrent spontaneous psychokinesis?””
“Mom, you know what you said the other day about day-dreaming?”
“There are several excellent when-to investments, such as the stock market, mutual funds, and the bond market—if you know what you are doing.”
““Do you know what day it is today, Felicia?” she asked.”
“Do you know what Uncle Miles did before he died in our room, all feverish and snotty?”
“When the younger Bush sought the counsel of James Baker about Rumsfelds appointment to the Pentagon, his fathers best friend said, all Im going to say to you is, you know what he did to your daddy.”
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Excerpt from chapter XI of Book 1 of Sir Thomas Urquhart's 1653 translation of Gargantua and Pantagruel:
This little Lecher was alwayes groping his Nurses and Governesses, upside down,...
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