not in someone's vocabulary

idiom

: not a word that someone knows and uses
sometimes used in an exaggerated way to make a forceful statement
(The word) "Quit" is not in my vocabulary.

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“Not in someone's vocabulary.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/not%20in%20someone%27s%20vocabulary. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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