tell me about it

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tell me about it

I know and I agree because I have experienced the same thing. Always said as a response to what someone has just said. A: "This thing is kind of hard to use." B: "Tell me about it! It took me three hours just to turn it on the other day." A: "Going on vacation with three kids is a lot of work." B: "Tell me about it."
See also: tell

tell me about it

used as an ironic acknowledgement of your familiarity with a difficult or unpleasant situation or experience described by someone else. informal
2004 Milk Plus ‘We fought all night to get back HERE?’ ‘Yeah, tell me about it. Coney freakin Island. Paradise it ain't.’
See also: tell

ˈtell me about it

(spoken) used to say that you understand what somebody is talking about and have had the same experience: ‘I get so annoyed with Steve!’ ‘Tell me about it. He drives me crazy.’
See also: tell