I don't understand the meaning of "you are" in this sentence:

I'm not crying you are.

Found in a meme on reddit.


Not one sentence but two sentences. It should perhaps be written

I'm not crying. You are.

The second sentence omits the word "crying", it means "You are crying"

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  • True that. Many memes are notoriously poorly punctuated. – J.R. Jun 28 '19 at 22:10
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    Given it's very short length, it would be generally accepted as a single-sentence comma splice—if a comma were added. – Jason Bassford Supports Monica Jun 29 '19 at 19:02

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