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    implication

    Quote Originally Posted by Mr.Pedantic
    As a footnote on the implication of the phrase:

    "You can say that again! [because it is both true and welcome]."

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    What does implication mean here?

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    Re: implication

    An implication is a meaning that is understood by both parties although it is unsaid.

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    Re: implication

    Quote Originally Posted by mykwyner View Post
    An implication is a meaning that is understood by both parties although it is unsaid.
    So when I say ¨You can say that again¨, we both know that what the other said is both true and welcome.

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    Re: implication

    correct

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    Re: implication

    ¨Thank you!¨ - This statement has the implication that I am pleased that you took time to respond to my inquiry.

    Thanks!

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