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aye aye

An affirmation that a request or order has been understood and will be carried out directly. Originates from the Royal and US Navy, where it is an official reply to a command issued by a superior officer. A: "Can you be sure to pick up some eggs when you go to the supermarket?" B: "Aye aye!"
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aye aye, sir

An affirmation that a request or order has been understood and will be carried out directly. Originates from the Royal and U.S. Navy, where it is an official reply to a command issued by a superior officer. A: "Will you grab a drink for me when you're heading to the bar?" B: "Aye aye, sir!"
See also: aye, sir
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