don't ask

idiom

informal
used to say that something is too strange, embarrassing, or complicated to explain
"She married and divorced a man in the same day? How is that possible?" "Don't ask."

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Recent Examples on the Web Just don't ask him to explain what a Force ghost is or retirement might start looking more appealing. Brendan Morrow, The Week, 22 June 2023

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“Don't ask.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/don%27t%20ask. Accessed 12 Jul. 2024.

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