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come on

(not standard c'mon)
phrasal verb with come  us   /kʌm/ verb (past tense came  /keɪm/ , past participle come)

(LACK BELIEF)

used for telling someone you do not believe what the person is saying or you think the person is not being serious: Oh, come on. You have no evidence whatsoever.
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