One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Used ironically to indicate a particularly poor example of (a quality mentioned)‘there's gratitude for you’
- ‘If this all sounds fishy, then that's boxing for you.’
- ‘And the royal family: now there's a minority group for you.’
- ‘Of course he'd buy six cases of bargain dog food and walk right by coffee for a quarter a pound, but that's a guy for you.’
- ‘Cunningham hasn't said a thing about that - there's gratitude for you.’
- ‘They needed the stuff immediately and didn't want to invest the time and effort to purify things (by distillation, for example - there's another wonderful job for you.)’
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