attagirl

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attagirl

An expression of encouragement, support, or approval toward a girl, woman, or female animal, used as a standalone interjection before or after a sentence. Largely presumed to be a corruption of the expression "that's the girl"; it is also sometimes spelled "atta girl." Attagirl! I knew you would ace your exam.
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I plan to start a whole new chapter in my life and not, 'Oh, that's the girl off X Factor'.
I can't be with any girl but Kim, because that's the girl whose pictures I look at the most and get turned on by.
I remember watching her going into the Big Brother house and thinking 'Blimey, that's the girl from Tuesday nights.
Remember what you looked like when you met your bloke - that's the girl he found attractive.
My cousin was sitting behind (me) in the seat, and I told him as the girl was walking up the aisle - I told him that's the girl I was going to marry,'' said Dean, now 78.
That's the girl that says, "OK, I'm gonna let you step.
That's the girls from St Peter's Catholic College of Maths and Computing Year 7.