you had to be there

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Used to indicate to the interlocutor that the situation being talked about could only be properly understood if that person had been present.
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What he did was so hilarious, the way he was dancing... well, you had to be there.

Submitted on July 07, 2010

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sinun piti olla siellä

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  1. Alex
    Alex
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    Karen
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    Veena
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