sorry you asked?

(Are you) sorry you asked?

Do you regret finding out the unpleasant answer to your question? A: "What brought you all the way out to this part of Arizona?" B: "Well, I was in a really abusive relationship. Finally, after nearly having my arm broken one night, I packed up my car and just drove away. My aunt lives near to here, so this is where I headed. Sorry you asked?"
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(Are you) sorry you asked?

Now that you have heard (the unpleasant answer), do you regret having asked the question? (Compare this with You'll be sorry you asked.) Father: How are you doing in school? Bill: I'm flunking out. Sorry you asked? Mother: You've been looking a little down lately. Is there anything wrong? Bill: I probably have the flu. Are you sorry you asked?
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Now, are you sorry you asked? Welcome to the world of my Christmas madness, folks.