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Anonymous:Please, let me know the meaning of it.
I figured that much.
If possible, put this expression in context.
Thanks in advance.
Anonymous:it means 'I realised that' or 'I already worked that out' 'I already know'... its really used as sarcasm, its a joke.
...If someone said 'its raining' - then someone could say 'I figured that much'
AnonymousI figured that much.Also, I figured as much. (= I already [figured / guessed / imagined] as much as that.)
Depending how closely you want to paraphrase it, it means any of these things.
I thought so.
I made that conclusion already.
I already supposed that to be true.
It doesn't surprise me to hear that.
I had already followed the logic of the situation as far as that point.
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