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used for saying that it will take a long time to explain something
used for saying that you do not want to think about something unpleasant that has happened or is going to happen
used for telling someone that you do not want to talk about something because it was not good, pleasant, enjoyable etc
used for saying that the answer to a particular question would be long and complicated
used when you do not want to tell someone why you have done something
used for telling someone that you do not want to talk about something
used for emphasizing that you do not want something to become complicated
used for saying that an idea or suggestion is silly, not acceptable, or not likely to happen
a start-up … whose value has reached more than one billion US dollars
a brown bird that lives near water and has long legs and a long thin curved beak
an afternoon full of crafts
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Free thesaurus definition of ways of saying that you don t want to talk or think about something from the Macmillan English Dictionary - a free English dictionary online with thesaurus and with pronunciation from Macmillan Publishers Limited.