'Mark my words' Meaning

What does the saying 'Mark my words' mean?

Meaning: Mark my words is an expression used to lend an air of seriousness to what the speaker is about to say when talking about the future. You often hear drunks say it before they deliver some particularly spurious nonsense.

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Country: International English | Subject Area: General | Usage Type: Both or All Words Used

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