thanks, but no thanks


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thanks, but no thanks

An expression of gratitude for the offer of something that one does not want or is not interested in. Often used sarcastically or impolitely. A: "Would you like to come to the concert with me?" B: "Um, thanks, but no thanks. That band isn't really my scene." A: "I was going to throw out this jacket. Do you want it?" B: "Yeah, thanks, but no thanks. I wouldn't be caught dead in that ugly thing."
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Thanks, but no thanks.

Inf. Thank you, but I am not interested. (A way of turning down something that is not very desirable.) Alice: How would you like to buy my old car? Jane: Thanks, but no thanks. John: What do you think about a trip over to see the Wilsons? Sally: Thanks, but no thanks. We don't get along.
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