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What does the phrase "Real mature with that one" mean (US English I guess)? Please see ux question #226, second comment, which reads:

Real mature with that one. – Charles Boyung Mar 10 '11 at 19:20

How can it be rephrased? Is it a crude expression? In what cases can it be used?

For an example of "real mature" by itself, see page 199 of Enlightened, by Allyson Richards, where narrator comments "Real mature, Doc, real mature" after a doctor speaks with his mouth full.

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Thanks for adding more context. Reopened. – RegDwigнt Apr 12 '12 at 19:35
The whole statement isn't a common idiom, but rather "real mature" is. Frankly to my AmEnglish ears, the full sentence is very awkward. – horatio Apr 12 '12 at 19:38
up vote 2 down vote accepted

This is a sarcastic expression really meaning that someone's behaviour was not very mature. Mature then meaning "the sensible behaviour you would expect from an adult person".

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It sounds like classical damning with faint praise.


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