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amen

Indicating general or emphatic agreement to, with, or about something; an appropriation of the Christian term that concludes and affirms a prayer. Amen, brother. That's an idea I can get behind. Let us strive toward a better future together," he said. "Amen," I replied.

amen curler

obsolete An assistant or clerk who carries out the various duties for a parish or chapel. Few recognize the work of the amen curlers, who make sure the day-to-day tasks of the parish are looked after.
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amen corner

1. An area of seats in a church that is occupied by ardent worshippers. Aunt Mildred goes to church every day, so she sits in the amen corner on Sundays, while we're stuck in the back of the congregation.
2. The tireless supporters of a person, group, or cause. It's a good thing that councilman has his amen corner to rally behind him, because none of the townspeople support his new bill!
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Amen to that.

said to show that you agree strongly with something that someone has just said 'Thank goodness we didn't go.' 'Amen to that!'
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