do\ tell

do\ tell
interj. informal
An inelegant expression used to show that you are a little surprised by what you hear.

"You say George is going to get married after all these years? Do tell!" said Mrs. Green.

Syn.: you don't say

Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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