don't give me that!

don't give me that

A phrase of incredulity at a particular explanation. Oh, don't give me that—I know you asked Billy out, even though I'd told you how I felt about him.
See also: give, that

don't give me that!

don't ask me to believe that! (used as an expression of annoyed incredulity). informal
2003 The Times ‘You must be a millionaire,’ he says. ‘Pardon?’ ‘Don't give me that, you old rascal, you're made for life.’
See also: give

ˌdon’t give me ˈthat

(spoken, informal) used to tell somebody that you do not accept what they say: ‘I didn’t have time to do it.’ ‘Oh, don’t give me that!’
See also: give, that