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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!
Translations of “perish the thought”
in Chinese (Traditional) 死了這條心吧, 甭想了…
in Chinese (Simplified) 死了这条心吧, 甭想了…
(Definition of perish the thought from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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