atcha


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back atcha

An exclamation used to express the same sentiment back to the original speaker; same as "you too" and "same to you." ("atcha" is a colloquial contraction of "at you.") Primarily heard in US, South Africa. A: "I hope you have a great day!" B: "Back atcha, buddy!" A: "You're a real jerk, you know that?" B: "Back atcha!"
See also: atcha, back

right back atcha

An exclamation used to express the same sentiment back to the original speaker; same as "you too" and "same to you." ("atcha" is a colloquial contraction of "at you.") Primarily heard in US, South Africa. A: "You're one of the nicest people I know." B: "Aw, thanks! Right back atcha!" A: "You act like an idiot sometimes." B: "Right back atcha, you jerk."
See also: atcha, back, right
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"I am the worst person at keeping a secret, so I told my closest family and a couple of close friends -- four people in all -- and then put it to the back of my mind," Atcha told Arab News.
It might not even be a he comin' atcha. Jacques is known for his often hilarious portrayals of such diverse personalities as guitarist Slash (pictured) and his fog-brained frontman, Axl Rose to Garth Algar of Wayne's World.
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My quest inverts the question back atcha. How you gonna be pro black unity when we excluded from the data?
I ain't mad atcha, I ain't got no beef with ya, but we deal with each other on different levels.
"Right back atcha, kid." Hanging up the receiver, he rubbed his chin, still watching the quilt.
The air war soon became a political game of back 'atcha. Bomber Command sent 99 heavies to the Ruhr the night after Rotterdam was bombed during peace talks.
Helping kick things off will be Cleo, one third of girl group Cleopatra (comin' atcha), who has returned to the RnB scene as a solo artist.
LISTEN up punks, it's the Fun Lovin' Criminals, comin' atcha straight from Coventry tomorrow with their trademark swaggering blend of rock, hip hop, jazz and blues.
Earlier versions of the British sneeze include Atcha (from one of the characters in Richard Broughton's 1873 novel, Nancy) and--surely a one-time exclamation for comic effect--Er-tchiouert-chiou!
I began to sing backup vocals with a Swiss-African band called Atcha Makossa, and since then I've been combining dancing and singing with band performances.
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We're coming atcha," yelled Mike Dolan, master planner of the Seattle protests, as he celebrated the disintegration of the WTO ministerial meeting.
"China, we're coming atcha," yells Mike Dolan, the Nader group's organizer in Seattle, as he discusses the next item of business.