(don't) you wish

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informal
used to tell people in a rude way that it is unlikely that they will get what they wantGive you a kiss? You wish.You think she's going to ask you out? Don't you wish!

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“(don't) you wish.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/%28don%27t%29%20you%20wish. Accessed 21 Jan. 2021.

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