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I don't understand this whatsoever:

やれやれ

だから言わんこっちゃない

especially the bolded part. What real words does that come from?

Context is that the main character got a cold from staying outside all night; his friend then tells him this.

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「言{い}わんこっちゃない」

is the common colloquial form of:

「言わないことではない」

which is a set phrase that means:

"I told you so.", "Didn't I tell you?", "That's why I told you.", etc.

「やれやれ」 just means "Oh dear!" or something along those lines.

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