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so there!

INFORMAL
This page is about the conversational phrase so there!

Meaning

This can be added to an angry declaration to make it sound decisive and final.

For example

  • After being dropped from his school's volleyball team, Timmy said, "I'm never playing for this stupid team again, so there!"

  • Her brother wouldn't let her use his phone, so Sophie said, "You're never using anything of mine again, so there!"

Note:
Mostly used by bad-tempered children and childish or petulant adults.

Quick Quiz

Who would be most likely to add "so there!" to a statement?

a. an angry child

b. an excited teenager

c. a relaxed adult

Contributor: Matt Errey