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I thought so | I thought as much

This page is about the conversational phrase I thought so | I thought as much

Meaning

You can say this if you discover that what you thought might be true or correct actually is true or correct.

For example

  • "You're right! Wikipedia says Canberra's the capital, not Sydney."
    "I thought so."

  • "I just saw Tim and he said he's split up with Leon."
    "I thought as much. I saw Leon with someone else last night."

Quick Quiz

You can say "I thought so" or "I thought as much" if what you thought was true

a. really is true

b. might be true

c. isn't really true

Contributor: Matt Errey