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with advance notice
Following or having a notification, signal, or sign that something is going to happen or is expected to happen in the near future. If you provide us with advance notice, we'll be able to arrange for a car to meet you at the airport. Mary's brother and his wife and kids just showed up at our door with no advance notice, expecting us to host them for a week and a half. I could have planned a much better dinner with a bit of advance notice, you know!
An exclamation of shock, horror, or incredulity regarding something that someone has threatened or said that they intend to do. A: "I'm sorry, Bill, but we're going to have to repossess the house." B: "No, you couldn't! My family has been in this house for six generations!" A: "Either withdraw from the election, or I'll share these incriminating photos with the press—and your wife!" B: "You couldn't!" A: "Oh, believe me, I could."
with advance noticeand on advance notice
with some kind of notification or indication that something is going to happen or is expected before it actually happens. We are happy to provide special meals for anyone with advance notice.
You couldn't (do that)!and You wouldn't (do that)!
an indication of disbelief that someone might do something. Bill: I'm going to run away from home! Jane: You couldn't! Bill: I get so mad at my brother, I could just strangle him. Tom: You couldn't do that!