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Not now, not never

DEFINITION

Absolutely not. Repetition of the negative conclusion. (Compare to Not for love or money, Not in a million years, Not a snowball’s chance in hell or Not at all.)

“When I asked my dad if I could go to the music concert, he responded,’not now, not never’.”

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