Seller: Well, this is a sheep. How about a nice leg of mutton?
Boy: Mutton from a sheep. No, thank you, no.
Seller: What about some nice lamb?
Boy: Lamb from lamb, that's right.
Seller: Some nice lamb chops.
Boy: Ah, no, no lamb chops.


What does "that's right" mean in this sentence?

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rezaenglishWhat does "that's right" mean in this sentence?


That's right. = What you said is correct.

But in fact, in this sentence it doesn't have much literal meaning. It's more like saying, "Yes, that's what I want. Lamb." It's as if the boy is reminding himself what he wanted to ask for.



Thank you so much, CalifJim