you can say that again
Also, you said it. I totally agree with what you said, as in What a relief that Brian didn't get hurt.—You can say that again! or This is a huge house.—You said it. [Colloquial; first half of 1900s]
O Say Can You Hear? A Look at Our National Anthem’s Poetic RootsThe Poem that Inspired an Anthem The “Star-Spangled Banner” was adopted as our national anthem in 1931, and its soaring melody and densely packed lyrics have been tripping up those tasked with performing it ever since. The song has an unusual syntax because it was originally a poem, written by Francis Scott Key in 1814. While the Star-Spangled Banner is one of the more famous …
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- you bet your ass,
- you better believe it,
- you can catch more flies with honey than with vinegar,
- you can lead a horse to water but you can't make it drink,
- you can lead a horse to water, but you can't make him drink.,
- you can't fit a round peg in a square hole,
- you can't go home again,
- you can't have your cake and eat it too,
- you can't make a silk purse from a sow's ear,
- you can't make an omelet without breaking eggs
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