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same to you

  1. I wish to you what you have just wished to me.
    Synonyms: back at you, right back at you, same, likewise
    Jack: “Merry Christmas, Bob.” / Bob: “Same to you, Jack.”
    “Go to hell, bozo!” – “Same to you, fella!”

Usage notesEdit

This is a way to answer someone who has just wished you something (e.g. Happy New Year, have a nice day, good luck, enjoy the holidays etc.), without repeating it. It can be used equally well in response to a positive or negative wish.