not if I see you sooner

not if I see you first

I'll try to avoid talking to you if I spot you first the next time we cross paths. A (usually) humorous reply to a farewell of "see you later," "see you soon," etc. A: "It was great catching up, but I'd better get going. See you again soon!" B: "Not if I see you first! Ha ha, just joking." "OK, see you tomorrow!" she called out in her shrill, whining voice. "Not if I see you first," I muttered to myself.
See also: first, if, not, see

not if I see you sooner

I'll try to avoid talking to you if I spot you first the next time we cross paths. A (usually) humorous reply to a farewell of "see you later" or "see you soon." A: "It was great catching up, but I'd better get going. See you again soon!" B: "Not if I see you sooner! Ha ha, just joking." "OK, see you tomorrow!" she called out in her shrill, whining voice. "Not if I see you sooner," I muttered to myself.
See also: if, not, see, sooner