When I tell someone something and in response I get only "deshyo?!" or "deshyo!", what does this imply? "I've told you so", "That must be so"?

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    Possible duplicate. japanese.stackexchange.com/questions/39688/…
    – Jack Bosma
    Jul 21, 2018 at 12:07
  • Possible duplicate of What does '........でしょう' mean?
    – Ambo100
    Jul 21, 2018 at 15:41
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    I contend the duplicate claim. This question asks for でしょう when used alone. The answers to the other questions use でしょう as part of the sentence.
    – Flaw
    Jul 21, 2018 at 16:20
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Depending on context, it could mean those things you said, but the simplest way to parse deshou is "right?" or "I know, right?"

(specifically in response to something you've just said, as mentioned in your question)

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