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now you're talking

That is what I wanted to hear; that's a good idea or a good plan, especially compared to previous suggestions. A: "We could just have some sandwiches for dinner. Or we could try that new Thai place." B: "Now you're talking!" A: "I've reconsidered, and I'm going to come on the road trip." B: "Now you're talking! You better pack, because we're leaving in 15!"
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Now you're talking!

Inf. Now you are saying the right things. Tom: I won't put up with her behavior any longer. I'll tell her exactly what I think of it. Bill: Now you're talking! John: When I get back to school, I'm going to study harder than ever. Mother: Now you're talking!
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now you're talking

Good for you, you're saying the right thing, as in You've decided to enter the contest? Now you're talking! [Mid-1800s]
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now you're talking!

COMMON People say Now you're talking! to show that they think that what someone has just said is a good idea or that you would like something they have offered you very much. A ready-made tent — with real beds, cooker and refrigerator — well, now you're talking.
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now you're talking!

used to express your enthusiastic agreement with or approval of a statement or suggestion.
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ˈnow you’re talking

(spoken) used for showing interest and enthusiasm about something just said, for example a good suggestion: ‘Why don’t we go to Paris for the weekend?’ ‘Now you’re talking!’
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Now you’re talking!

exclam. What you are saying is making sense! Now you’re talking! You’ve got a great idea!
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KUBIT2ME NOW YOU'RE TALKIN' (FOR AGES 10 AND UP) AND KUBIT2ME LIL' SCHOLARS (AGES 3-6) were designed by Mary Kay Russell, a mother of four who saw a void in the toy market for noncompetitive "self-expression games.