never in a million years

never in a million years

Not at any point; under absolutely no circumstances. Never in a million years did I think that I would actually win the lottery! A: "Do you think Samantha will agree to go on a date with Jake?" B: "Never in a million years!"
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"I never in a million years thought they would not be able to see it." Her distributor, Hamish McAlpine of Tartan Films, put it more explicitly: "The film was made specifically [my italics] for fifteen-year-olds to try and advise and help them with the pitfalls of growing up in modern Britain."
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