you were saying

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Draws attention to something that has just happened that conflicts with what the interlocutor had said.
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A: There isn't much crime around here any more.
(A and B suddenly witness a crime take place.)
B: ...You were saying?

Submitted on July 07, 2010

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you were sayingPrompts the interlocutor to resume what they had been saying prior to an interruption.
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