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You're telling me!

Meaning: You can say "You're telling me!" when you strongly agree with what someone has said.

For example:

  • Zappa: "Wow! It sure is cold today!" Iggy: "You're telling me, Zappa! It's freezing!"

  • I went to see a musical with my friend Marcus and we hated it. All I could say after it was, "My God! That was awful!" And all Marcus could say was,"You're telling me! It was terrible!"

Quick Quiz:

My wife looked at me and said "You're telling me!" after I'd said
  1. "What time is it?"
  2. "It's Monday today."
  3. "The kids were naughty today."

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