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    There you go.

    But if it comes in the middle of the sentence... So: "I like pizza, I like hamburgers, fish and chips, etc., but I also like..." etc. There you go. So I'm writing whatever I write, whatever I write, etc., but I also like other things. Right?
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o4EmDc7AdDQ


    In the above video (3:01), what does the sentence in red mean?
    https://www.onelook.com/?w=there+you+go&ls=a
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    Re: There you go.

    I think it's mostly meant to acknowledge that he got a little lost with what he was saying. That's why it's accompanied with a laugh.

    We usually use this phrase when we want to tell the listener that we are presenting them with something, whether that's a physical object, or piece of information, or anything else.

    In this particular case, I suggest you ignore it.

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    Re: There you go.

    If he said it he meant (I think) so that's that lesson.


    I heard him say whatever I like, whatever I like, whatever I like.
    Last edited by Rover_KE; 23-Jan-2021 at 17:23. Reason: fixing typo
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    Re: There you go.

    Quote Originally Posted by jutfrank View Post
    We usually use this phrase when we want to tell the listener that we are presenting them with something, whether that's a physical object, or piece of information, or anything else.
    We often use it in my region's casual English to mean "That's right" or "You can continue from here."
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    Re: There you go.

    Quote Originally Posted by GoesStation View Post
    We often use it in my region's casual English to mean "That's right" or "You can continue from here."
    Your region must be pretty big. I'm sure I've heard it used that way. (Missouri.)
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    Re: There you go.

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    Sitifan, I am replying because I got a big chuckle when I saw your thread title.

    As you can imagine, "There you go" can mean many things depending on the context. I made up these two dialog(ue)s.

    Mother: Would you please go to the supermarket and get me some milk?
    Son: Aw! Do I have to? I want to watch TV. No, wait. I would be glad to go because it will give me a chance to meet some pretty girls who are shopping.
    Mother (smiling): There you go! (= That's a good way to think about my asking you to go to the store.)

    Mona: My computer's audio has gone out. I have to call a technician.
    Raul: Let me fix it.
    Mona: Can you?
    Raul: Let me see. (He pushes some buttons.) There you go! ( = It's fixed.)

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