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English definition of “and the same to you with (brass) knobs on”

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and the same to you with (brass) knobs on

UK old-fashioned humorous
used to return an insult forcefully to someone who has insulted you
Translations of “and the same to you with (brass) knobs on”
in Chinese (Traditional) 你更是如此(用於反語上,互相譏諷)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 你更是如此(用于反唇相讥)…
(Definition of and the same to you with (brass) knobs on from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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