When can I use " I mean it"? What does it mean?
"I mean it" is a phrase that shows how serious you are about something. In this scene, Gru wants the girls to go to bed and says that it's time for bed. When he says "I mean it" he is trying to show the girls that he is serious about them going to bed, even though they think he is joking. You can use this phrase when you want someone to know that you are serious about something, especially if that person isn't listening to you. Ex: We really need to clean up the kitchen. I mean it! Ex: If you don't do what I say, you aren't going to your friend's house. I mean it! Ex: I mean it, if you throw your toys one more time, you are going into time-out.
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