You were saying?

You were saying?

1. Used to encourage someone to resume speaking from where they left off, as after an interruption. A: "Sorry about that, I had to take that call." B: "So, you were saying…" A: "Right, right, that the new project timeline might need to be adjusted."
2. Used to indicate that something conflicts with or proves wrong something that someone was just saying. A: "I just feel like Tom never gets in touch with me anymore. Oh, wait, I have a missed call from him." B: "You were saying?"
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