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Meaning of “don't you dare” in the English Dictionary

"don't you dare" in British English

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don't you dare

informalC2 used to ​tell someone ​angrily not to do something: "I ​think I'll just ​walk my ​dirtyshoes over ​yournicecleanfloor." "Don't you dare!" Don't you dare go without me!
(Definition of don't you dare from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"don’t you dare!" in American English

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don’t you dare!

infml I will be very ​angry at you if you do: "I’m going to ​tell Billy what you said about him." "Don’t you ​dare!"
(Definition of don’t you dare! from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “don't you dare”
in Chinese (Simplified) (表示生气)你试试看,看我怎么收拾你…
in Chinese (Traditional) (表示生氣)你試試看,看我怎麼收拾你…
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