how about that?


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how about that

Used to indicate that one finds something to be very interesting, exciting, surprising, or respectable. Said as an exclamation, rather than a question. A: "I heard Janet is running for a seat in the Senate." B: "Wow, how about that!" Well, how about that—the government actually passed a tax bill that the majority of Americans support!
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how about that?

Isn't that surprising, remarkable, or pleasing. For example, They're engaged-how about that? [Colloquial; first half of 1900s]
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