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what is the meaning of 'You said it'd be just the thing' in this sentence
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They okayed out new boilers since
the condo will be for newlyweds.
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You said it'd be just the thing
'You said it'd be just the thing' means that someone said "something will be just what is needed to cause/influence others to do something.
Fred: Putting in new boilers will be just the thing we need to bring in newlyweds. They'll be happy to have warm apartments for their newborns.
John: [a year later] You know those boilers, you said it'd be just the thing to get more newlyweds in our condo. I one year, not a one has signed a lease.