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well, I declare (or I do declare)

Definition of well, I declare or I do declare in English:

An exclamation of incredulity, surprise, or vexation.
Example sentences
  • Biche is more ‘me and my friends’ fluff, the everyday adventures of a British journalist in Paris written by - well, I declare - a British journalist in Paris.
  • ‘Well, I do declare, it's my job to see if any of these poor folks need any old thing,’ Brown said.
  • George, I do declare that you have started to blush!
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