Definition of believe it or not in English:

believe it or not

Used to concede that a statement is surprising: believe it or not, I was considered quite bright in those days
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  • But, believe it or not, I was actually in Italy to soak up the art and the history.
  • The chef looks after us so a bit of junk food one day of the year we're actually looking forward to believe it or not.
  • They took it four times a day, and they actually applied it to their nose, believe it or not.
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