that's more like it

Meaning(s)

1. used to say that somebody or something is better than before

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that's more like it! You're starting to get the hang of things now.

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‘That’s more like it!’ is a colloquial casual phrase used to express encouragement, agreement or to say that something is an improvement or better than before. Similar in meaning to ‘thats it!’, ‘way to go!’ or ‘the way forward’.

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  1. Ah, that's more like it! It's so nice to sit down with a cup of tea after a busy day at work.
  2. That’s more like it! Get your work out of the way and then you can relax for the evening.

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  1. That's more like it, Carol! You're starting to get to grips with the equipment now.
  2. Person A: "Would you accept £2,000 for the car?" Person B: "No." Person A: "How about £2,500?" Person B: "That's more like it. You've got yourself a deal!"

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