to mean: to signify, to symbolize, to represent verb
What does that mean? Can you explain the sense to me?

This is an irregular verb:
I mean / I meant / I have meant
(what) I mean...: (what) I want to say... idiom
I hate children... I mean, I'm not ready to have them.
(your friendship) means (a lot to me): (your friendship) represents, counts for (a lot) verb
  • "I mean, only if you want to, of course."
  • "Horatio : General, I mean Rainbow Child, am I still under arrest?"
  • "I mean crazy crazy."
  • "Brian : You mean, you've never, you know...?"
  • "Do you know what this means?"
  • "But I suppose that means you know what it's like to live with a handicap?"
  • "Al Capone : It means... not guilty!"
  • "Rocco : Duh, boss... what does "acquitted" mean?"
  • "I'm a lean, mean, turbo-charged selling machine!"
  • "I mean... Call me "Rainbow Child"."

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