What does "tell us what you really think" mean? It seems to be used when someone is telling us what they really think...
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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.
protected by tchrist May 24 at 14:22
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