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    'You think?' vs 'You can say that again'

    Hello,

    Can 'you think?' and 'you can say that again' be used interchangeably? If not, what is the exact meaning of 'you think?' ?

    These lines are from the movie The Bucket List.

    Edward:
    But there was something about him......so when she said they were engaged I told her I was against it......but being my daughter, naturally......she went ahead and married him anyway. Needless to say, I wasn't invited to the wedding.
    Carter:
    That must have hurt.
    Edward:
    You think?

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    Re: 'You think?' vs 'You can say that again'

    Yes, either of those two phrases could have been used, but Edward wanted to be sarcastic, so that's why he said what he did.

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    Re: 'You think?' vs 'You can say that again'

    Quote Originally Posted by J&K Tutoring View Post
    Yes, either of those two phrases could have been used, but Edward wanted to be sarcastic, so that's why he said what he did.
    @J&K Tutoring, thanks. Now I understand that 'you think?' has an element of sarcasm. Perhaps similar to when people say "Please!" (and don't mean it, but rather mean something like "come on!" or "give me a break!").

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