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English definition of “you're joking!”

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you're joking!

B1 something you say to show that you are surprised by what someone has said, or do not believe it is true: "Hey, Maria's leaving." "You're joking!"
Translations of “you're joking!”
in Chinese (Traditional) (表示吃驚或不相信)你是在開玩笑吧!…
in Chinese (Simplified) (表示吃惊或不相信)你是在开玩笑吧!…
(Definition of you're joking! from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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