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Hi,

From Gilmore Girls, 215.
The underlined "Should he?", does this expression suggest that "there is actually a reason that Dean will read something into this"? For example, Dean has a reason to believe that Rory is pulling away from him, because Rory lost the bracelet that Dean gave her. Or, actually Rory is pulling away from him in the deep heart of hers, no matter what, i.e. even if she hadn't lost the bracelet. Is my understanding correct?

- You didn't lose it on purpose.
- I know, but things have been a little weird between us lately... and you couldn't care less.
- Yes, I could.
- I just think Dean will read something into this.
- Should he?
- No.
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I'd say it means something more like:
Do you want Dean to read something into this?
I see, I see....

That really seems to make sense...

Thanks, JohnParis....
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pructus- I just think Dean will read something into this.
- Should he?
- No.
I read it as follows.

- I just think Dean will read something into this.
- Does he have a good reason to read something into this?
- No.

In other words,
Is some conclusion really there for him to draw from this?
Can he reasonably find some significant hidden meaning in this which really exists?

CJ
Oh!!

That sounds so clear and simple and to the point.

Thanks so much, CJ....

PS:
"you couldn't care less" means that "I was so careless that I lost the bracelet"?
pructus"you couldn't care less" means that "I was so careless that I lost the bracelet"?
No. Absolutely not.

You couldn't care less = You have no interest in my troubles; you have no sympathy for me.

CJ
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Oh!!!!

I see...

Now I understand the conversation perfectly clear....

Million thanks, CJ !!