English version

never/not in a million years

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishnever/not in a million yearsnever/not in a million yearsspokenNEVER used to say that something is extremely unlikely Never in a million years did I think we’d lose. year
Examples from the Corpus
never/not in a million yearsYou won't get Kieran to agree - not in a million years!He was rich as Croesus, something he had never expected to be, not in a million years.You'd never in a million years see a dancing man in a field in the country.There was no point in all of this: she would never believe him. Not in a million years.Never. Not in a million years.No parent is going to believe this pigtail story, not in a million years.I still had to find Wally and attempt to explain what I would never in a million years be able to explain.It is based on a true story so outrageous that it would never in a million years have passed muster as fiction.The real reason for her lack of promotion, she knew, would never in a million years occur to him.
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