How do you mean?

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Francois

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Cambridge dicts said:
used to show that you are annoyed or that you disagree:
What do you mean, it was my fault?

Cambridge dicts said:
used when you want someone to explain what they have just said:
"I think we need to reconsider our position." "How do you mean?"

I've used 1) meaning "give more details" thousands of times. Was I wrong? Actually I didn't even know 2) was correct....

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I'd use 1 in the way you have too. However, 2 is used. ;-)
 

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Francois said:
Cambridge dicts said:
used to show that you are annoyed or that you disagree:
What do you mean, it was my fault?

Cambridge dicts said:
used when you want someone to explain what they have just said:
"I think we need to reconsider our position." "How do you mean?"

I've used 1) meaning "give more details" thousands of times. Was I wrong? Actually I didn't even know 2) was correct....

FRC

"How do you mean" is used to ask "In what way do we..." It is very informal, IMO. :wink:
 

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Francois said:
That's what I suspected Mike.
TY!

FRC

Your welcome. :wink:
 
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