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"you have (got) to be kidding" in British English

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you have (got) to be kidding

informal also you must be kidding used to show that you are very surprised by what someone has said and do not accept it: You want me to drive into the city? You’ve got to be kidding.
(Definition of you have (got) to be kidding from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"you have got to be kidding" in American English

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you have got to be kidding

also you must be kidding
I am very surprised and cannot believe you are serious: You want me to drive into the city? You’ve got to be kidding.
(Definition of you have got to be kidding from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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