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    That's what I say.

    Several seconds after you click on this link, you'll hear "Just get out there and spend it, that's what I say." Does "that's what I say" mean the same thing as this one?

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    #2

    Re: That's what I say.

    That is acting as a demonstrative pronoun, referring back to something mentioned before and being the subject of the sentence. Moreover, is corresponds to the verb of the sentence, and what I say is a wh-clause used as an object.

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    Re: That's what I say.

    alquezad, please read this extract from the forum's Posting Guidelines:

    You are welcome to answer questions posted in the Ask a Teacher forum as long as your suggestions, help, and advice reflect a good understanding of the English language. If you are not a teacher, you will need to state that clearly in your post.

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    Re: That's what I say.

    I'm wondering if I asked how "that," "is" and "what I say" work in the sentence.

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    Re: That's what I say.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zEfl...utu.be&t=4m45s
    "Just get out there and spend it, that's what I say."

    Is "that's what I say" used here to mean "I agree with what was just said"?

    http://idioms.thefreedictionary.com/That's+what+I+say
    That's what I say.
    Inf. I agree with what was just said.

    Tom: We've got to get in there and stand up for our rights!
    Mary: That's what I say.

    Bob: They shouldn't do that! They should be put in jail!
    Mary: That's what I say!

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    #6

    Re: That's what I say.

    not a teacher

    "Just get out there and spend it, that's what I say."
    In this case "that's what I say" means something like "that's my opinion', "that's my attitude".

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    Re: That's what I say.

    Quote Originally Posted by Saki6 View Post
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zEfl...utu.be&t=4m45s
    "Just get out there and spend it, that's what I say."

    Is "that's what I say" used here to mean "I agree with what was just said"?

    http://idioms.thefreedictionary.com/That's+what+I+say
    That's what I say.
    Inf. I agree with what was just said.

    Tom: We've got to get in there and stand up for our rights!
    Mary: That's what I say.

    Bob: They shouldn't do that! They should be put in jail!
    Mary: That's what I say!
    In those instances, yes.

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