not buy (something)

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not buy (something)

To not accept or believe something as the truth. My brother says that his latest scheme will make millions, but I'm not buying it. The teacher didn't buy my story about the dog eating my homework.
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not buy something

Fig. not accept something (to be true). You may think so, but I don't buy it. The police wouldn't buy his story.
See also: buy, not
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It's not clear who commissioned the operation, but the campaign group Not Buying It handed over a dossier of findings to the council.
A spokesperson for Not Buying It said: "The investigators in this case would have avoided any use of filmed evidence if it had been possible.
Not Buying It's boss, Dr Sasha Rakoff, said that the investigation shows the industry 'cannot be regulated.'.