posted by rfvv
I will give you what you want, I mean, anything.
Q1. Is 'what you want' in apposition with 'anything'?
Q2. What is the role of 'I mean'? What other expressions can we use instead of 'I mean'?
1. Yes, basically.
2. "I mean" is just an expression put in there for emphasis. It's a mild form of slang.