not bloody likely


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not bloody likely

Definitely not. Used to emphatically indicate that one completely refuses or disagrees. A: "Are you going to Jen's party this weekend?" B: "Not bloody likely! She's been a total jerk to me lately." Help him, after all the trouble he's given me? Ha, not bloody likely!
See also: bloody, likely, not
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Not bloody likely at 28.8 kilobits, but at 56 kilobits, possible, and at cable-modem speeds, likely.
Well of course it shows a complete failure of comprehension, the whole point of the scene is that at the end she says 'not bloody likely'."
First, you say the plane was "roaring 6,000 miles an hour over Moscow." Not bloody likely. The MiG 25 (NATO designation Foxbat) is capable-- clean and unloaded--of a maximum speed of approximately Mach 3.2, or 2,110 mph.
would break ratings records, but up-close-and-personal looks at this crew are not bloody likely.
But when Ball told Anne to get out of the car she told him, "not bloody likely" before managing to slide out the other side of the limousine.
But the answer was 'Not likely!' uttered with all the vigour of Eliza Doolittle's 'Not bloody likely!' I felt as if I'd asked to attend an initiation ceremony in the local Freemason's lodge.
Not bloody likely! They would be there, in full riot gear, with batons swinging and CS gas spraying, claiming that they had to keep supplies available in the public interest.)
We were particularly intrigued by the "Not Bloody Likely Mary" that Attica Bar in London has devised with, wait for it, minestrone soup.
"Not bloody likely. Get off your a**e and work," he said gruffly.