don't want to know

idiom (1)

Definition of don't want to know

 (Entry 1 of 3)

used to say that someone would be shocked or upset to learn the answer to a question "What is she doing?" "Believe me, you don't want to know."

do you want to bet?

idiom (2)
variants: or wanna bet?

Definition of do you want to bet? (Entry 2 of 3)

said to indicate the listener's disagreement with a statement "The weather will be better tomorrow." "Do you want to bet?"

make someone (want to) puke

idiom (3)

Definition of make someone (want to) puke (Entry 3 of 3)

informal
: to make someone sick : to make someone very angry, annoyed, etc. Her snobby attitude makes me (want to) puke.

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