Meaning of “no way” in the English Dictionary

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"no way" in British English

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no way

informal

B1 used to tell someone that something is impossible:

I'm sorry but there's no way we can help you.
No way will she agree to you leaving early.
no way!

used to say no in a forceful way:

"Come on, let me borrow your bike." "No way!"

(Definition of “no way” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"no way" in American English

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no way

infml no or not in any way:

No way was I going to pay that much for an old, beat-up car.
"Can I go with you guys?" "No way – this is just for big kids."
Note: Used to emphasize that you really mean no.

(Definition of “no way” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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