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  1. Member
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    when someone said "Sweet!"...


    I don't know what "Sweet!" mean in the following context, could you plz help me? Thanks.

    A: Do you want to a pack of Twizzlers?
    B: No, but do you have any Skittlers?
    A: Let me check ("A" rummage through the draweres and come up with a packet of Skittlers.)
    B: Sweet! ("B" tears a corner and tips the edge right into his mouth.)

    Does it mean "Great"? or something else?

    Thank you for your help.

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    Re: when someone said "Sweet!"...

    It seems like it could be a joke.

    Yes, "sweet" can mean "great" but the characters are talking about candy/sweets/lollies so "sweet" seems to have two meanings here.

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