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    Default You could've fooled me!

    What does she mean by the next sentence?
    You could've fooled me!


    A: Sorry about the cake, but I'm only human!
    B: You could've fooled me!




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    Default Re: You could've fooled me!

    NOT A TEACHER

    3 you could have fooled me spoken used to show that you do not believe what someone has told you : ‘Look, we’re doing our best to fix it.’ ‘Well, you could have fooled me.’

    fool - Definition from Longman English Dictionary Online

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    Default Re: You could've fooled me!

    Well, the wife (presumably) is not disbelieving that he's a human.
    She's saying, "You're doing a good job of behaving like an animal, so I could have almost been fooled that you weren't human."

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