yes, yes


used to show anger or irritation
"We're leaving in a few minutes. You need to get ready." "Yes, yes. I know. I heard you the first time."

Examples of yes, yes in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Ah, yes, yes, yes, how much easier would our lives be? Malaika Jabali, Essence, 1 Aug. 2023 Half an hour later and two blocks away, a third-grader named Cooper Stock was crossing West End Avenue at 97th Street (yes, yes, with the light and in the crosswalk), holding his father’s hand, when a cab driver whipped around the corner and crushed him to death. Curbed, 24 Jan. 2023

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“Yes, yes.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 May. 2024.

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