You can't mean that!

You can't mean that!

I refuse to believe that you earnestly believe or intend what you said! A: "I'm sorry, Bill, but we're going to have to repossess the house." B: "You can't mean that! My family has been in this house for six generations!" A: "I think we should see other people." B: "No, you can't mean that! I thought you loved me!"
See also: mean
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You can't mean that!

Inf. Surely you do not mean what you said! Bill: I hate you! Mary: You can't mean that. Sally: The cake burned and there's no time to start another before the party. Mary: You can't mean that!
See also: mean
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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