What does "tell us what you really think" mean? It seems to be used when someone is telling us what they really think...
- Anybody can ask a question
- Anybody can answer
- The best answers are voted up and rise to the top
The phrase is often used ironically as a reaction to a strongly-expressed opinion.
A non-ironic use, to draw out a stronger opinion:
An ironic use, as a reaction to a strong opinion:
It might be used when it is apparent that speakers are not expressing their true feelings. Tell us what you really think is an encouragment to them be honest about them.