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English definition of “don't you dare”

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don't you dare

informal
C2 used to tell someone angrily not to do something: "I think I'll just walk my dirty shoes over your nice clean floor." "Don't you dare!" Don't you dare go without me!
Translations of “don't you dare”
in Chinese (Traditional) (表示生氣)你試試看,看我怎麼收拾你…
in Chinese (Simplified) (表示生气)你试试看,看我怎么收拾你…
(Definition of don't you dare from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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