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Ways of saying yes



used for telling someone that what they have said or asked is true or correct



used for emphasizing that you mean ‘yes’

of course


used for saying ‘yes’ very definitely, in answer to a question



used for saying yes or for agreeing to something



used for saying ‘yes’, especially when that would be most people’s answer

that’s right

used instead of ‘yes’ as an answer to a question or statement

I don’t mind if I do

a polite and humorous way of accepting something that is being offered to you

by all means

used for politely agreeing with someone, giving permission, or saying ‘yes’

you bet

used for saying ‘yes’ in an enthusiastic way

you’re on

used for saying ‘yes’ when someone has invited you to compete or do something difficult or dangerous


used with other nouns to describe the unexpected and often unwanted effects of a particular situation or trend

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a woman in middle age who has to juggle caring for teenage children and ageing parents with a career

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