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is that a fact? (1)

This page is about the conversational phrase is that a fact? (1)

Meaning

You can say this after being told some unexpected news or some interesting information.

For example

  • "Nick was in a punk band in the seventies."
    "Huh, is that a fact? I had no idea."

  • "Our galaxy contains over 100 billion planets."
    "Wow! Is that a fact? Incredible, isn't it?"

Note:
Also "You don't say!"

Quick Quiz

Rafael said "Is that a fact?" after being told something

a. he didn't know

b. he didn't believe

c. he already knew

Contributor: Matt Errey