you learn something new every day


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you learn something new every day

cliché Used to emphasize the fact that one just learned something that they weren't aware of up to that point. A: "There are some minor tweaks to be made, but for all intensive purposes, the app is finished." B: "You mean 'for all intents and purposes.'" A: "Really? I've been saying it wrong all these years? Huh, you learn something new every day."
See also: every, learn, new, something
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