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and the same to you with (brass) knobs on

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