can't believe

idiom

Definition of can't believe

1 used to emphasize a statementI can't believe how ugly that dress is.
2 used to indicate surprise, dismay, or disappointmentYou broke the window? I can't believe you guys! How could you do such a thing?He can't believe that terrible restaurant is still in business.She couldn't believe her good luck.

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“Can't believe.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/can't%20believe. Accessed 17 January 2020.

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