don't give me that


used in speech to show annoyance when someone tells one something that one does not believe or accept
"It's not my fault that we're late." "Don't give me that! You were the one who said we didn't have to leave early!"

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“Don't give me that.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Feb. 2023.

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