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Please, can anybody tell me what "You would!" means? :oops:

A: It has been a great day today. And we had the finest fish on dinner.
B: I hate fish. (B didn`t like that day at all, he was annoyed)
A: You would!

:wink:
 

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It means something along the lines of 'It doesn't surprise me that you feel this way'. We say it when someone is being awkward or choosy. ;-)
 

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I must say that it would be very difficult to understand that uasage. ;-)
 

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Emma said:
Please, can anybody tell me what "You would!" means? :oops:

A: It has been a great day today. And we had the finest fish on dinner.
B: I hate fish. (B didn`t like that day at all, he was annoyed)
A: You would!

:wink:

This use of "you would" is sarcastic. There is an intended disapproval of the action/opinion to which "you would" is directed. In this scenario it sounds as if B was in a bad mood and would have said he hated anything that A offered. So A responded with "you would". :wink:
 
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