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quite so

Indeed; I completely agree. Primarily heard in US. A: "This is yet another empty promise from the Tories." B: "Quite so; next they'll be telling us we won't have to pay taxes anymore!"
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quite ˈso

(British English, formal) used to agree with somebody or to show that you understand them: ‘It’s a very interesting book.’ ‘Quite so. That’s why I wanted you to read it.’
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