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English definition of “don't hold your breath”

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don't hold your breath

humorous
said in order to tell someone that an event is not likely to happen: She said she might finish by this afternoon but don't hold your breath.
Translations of “don't hold your breath”
in Chinese (Traditional) 別指望…能長久…
in Chinese (Simplified) 别指望…能长久…
(Definition of don't hold your breath from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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