no can do

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Definition of no can do

informal + humorous
used in speech to say that one cannot do something that he or she has been asked or told to do"Can you give me a ride to work tomorrow?" "Sorry— no can do. My car is in the shop."

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“No can do.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/no%20can%20do. Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

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