Meaning of “too good to be true” in the English Dictionary

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"too good to be true" in British English

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too good to be true

so good that it is hard to believe, or seeming very good but not real:

Her new job sounds too good to be true.
I'm not surprised the offer wasn't genuine, it sounded too good to be true.

(Definition of “too good to be true” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"too good to be true" in American English

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too good to be true

so good in a way that is difficult to believe:

Her new job sounds too good to be true.

(Definition of “too good to be true” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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