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    "fuckin' A"

    What does the "A" in "Fuckin' A" mean?

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    Re: "fuckin' A"

    The whole thing is "You bet your f-ing ass" which means, basically, "Oh, I most certainly agree with what you just said."

    I assume you know this is extremely vulgar and likely to cause offense to many people?
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Re: "fuckin' A"

    I had no idea. I knew it wasn't a Canadian thing ("eh") but never thought of it as more than simply an expression.

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    Re: "fuckin' A"

    In future, could you use f***ing or similar in the title of the thread as we do have younger users.

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    Re: "fuckin' A"

    Quote Originally Posted by Barb_D View Post
    The whole thing is "You bet your f-ing ass" which means, basically, "Oh, I most certainly agree with what you just said."

    I assume you know this is extremely vulgar and likely to cause offense to many people?
    I love your polite sentence interpretation

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