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not be in sb's vocabulary

humorous
You say that a particular quality is not in your vocabulary if you never show it or experience it: Did you say "tact"? The word isn't in his vocabulary!
Translations of “not be in sb's vocabulary”
in Chinese (Traditional) 在(某人的)詞彙裡沒有這個詞…
in Chinese (Simplified) 在(某人的)词汇里没有这个词…
(Definition of not be in sb's vocabulary from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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