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Used to comment on a foolish or stupid action, especially someone else's.
- ‘Honey, you're fighting in an illegal colonialist combat, invading another country and you get caught… like, duh, did you expect 'em to be nice to you?’
- ‘She is upset that the cheese is a ‘non-dairy product’, well duh.’
- ‘I'll reply by raising an eyebrow and saying something like ‘It's fat my dear, erm, duh!’’
- ‘This is especially important in sunny countries, duh.’
- ‘However, duh, now I know why cheap flights are cheap and dear flights are dear.’
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