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English definition of “just because I'm paranoid doesn't mean they're not out to get me”

just because I'm paranoid doesn't mean they're not out to get me

humorous saying
said when you recognize that you generally worry too much about people trying to harm you, but believe that in this particular situation people really are trying to harm you
(Definition of just because I'm paranoid doesn't mean they're not out to get me from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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