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Ways of saying that you do not believe something

yeah, right

used for saying that you do not believe something that someone has just told you

no way

used for expressing surprise, or for telling someone that you do not believe them

come, come/come now

used for telling someone that you do not believe or accept what they are saying

a likely story

used for telling someone that you do not believe what they have just said

you could have fooled me

used for saying you do not believe something that someone is telling you

don’t give me that

used for telling someone that you do not believe or like what they are saying

tell me another (one)

used for saying to someone that you do not believe what they have just said

that’ll be the day

used for saying that you do not believe something will happen

my ass

used for showing that you do not believe something that has just been said

bah

interjection

used for telling someone that you do not approve of something or do not believe it

food rave

a very large party where people eat, sell or share many different types of food, usually held outside or in a large public building

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