What do you mean by that

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Definition

What do you mean by that?: What were you implying with that? What are you trying to say?
idiom

to mean: to signify, to stand for, to represent, to suggest
verb

Examples

  • "Bruno : What do you mean by that?"
  • "Isabelle : Um, what do you mean by that?"

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