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English definition of “don't hold your breath”

don't hold your breath

humorous
said in order to tell someone that an event is not likely to happen: She said she might have finished by this afternoon but don't hold your breath.Impossible and improbable
(Definition of don't hold your breath from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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