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no way, José
1. Absolutely not; no chance. A: "Billy, please unload the dishwasher for me." B: "No way, José! It's Janet's turn." A: "Can I have the rest of your cake?" B: "No way, José—I'm still eating!"
2. An expression of surprise in response to a positive occurrence, perhaps one that was thought to be unlikely. A: "Jim got an A on his final exam!" B: "No way, José! That's great news!
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No way, José!
phr. No! (An elaboration of No. José is pronounced with an initial H.) Sorry. No can do. No way, José!
See also: no
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