you had to be there

idiom

used to say that people cannot understand something because they did not experience it or see it themselves
I know it sounds weird, but it was so funny. I guess you had to be there.

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“You had to be there.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/you%20had%20to%20be%20there. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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