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"You're something else"

Posted by R. Berg on October 15, 2003

In Reply to: "You're something else" posted by LiTtLe bLu hAiR on October 15, 2003

: What does "you're something else" mean.
: it sounds silly, but it's hard for me to grasp the meaning. i've always believed that it was a compliment, but I am no longer sure of that.

It usually is a compliment. It expresses admiration without containing much specific meaning. But you have to pay attention to the tone of voice, too. If the speaker is sneering, then it's not a compliment.

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