certainly not

idiom

: not at all
"Did I offend you?" "Oh, certainly not."

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“Certainly not.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/certainly%20not. Accessed 17 Jul. 2024.

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