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    "And believe you me, ..."



    "In short, modern Americans are a pitiful lot, ripe for the picking. And believe you me, as the low hanging fruit that we are today, we WILL BE harvested -- and soon."



    Is
    believe you me the long form of the bare infinitive or the imperative in which we address particular people?
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    Re: "And believe you me, ..."

    ***** NOT A TEACHER *****

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    believe (you) me used to emphasize that something is definitely true :
    There’ll be trouble when they find out about this, believe you me!

    (Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English)

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