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Meaning of “perish the thought” in the English Dictionary

"perish the thought" in British English

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perish the thought

humorous or informal said to show that you ​hope that something that has been ​suggested will never ​happen: Me, get ​married? Perish the ​thought!
(Definition of perish the thought from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “perish the thought”
in Chinese (Simplified) 死了这条心吧, 甭想了…
in Chinese (Traditional) 死了這條心吧, 甭想了…
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