not in a month of Sundays Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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not in a month of Sundays

If you say that something will not ​happen in a month of Sundays, you ​mean that it is very ​unlikely to ​happen: He's never going to get that ​finished in a month of Sundays!
(Definition of not in a month of Sundays from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “not in a month of Sundays”
in Chinese (Simplified) 很可能不会发生…
in Chinese (Traditional) 幾乎不會發生…
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