Meaning of “as if!” in the English Dictionary

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"as if!" in British English

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as if!


said to show that you do not believe something is possible:

"Did you get a pay rise?" "As if!"

(Definition of “as if!” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"as if" in American English

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as if

it is not true that:

He wants to get another car - as if we don’t have enough cars in the driveway already!
Note: Used humorously to show that what you are about to say is the opposite of what you really think.

(Definition of “as if” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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