not go there
not (even) go there
To not pursue, explore, or continue a topic of conversation. Used humorously, the phrase usually implies that the speaker has a potentially scandalous, sensitive, or otherwise complicated association with the topic. A: "I heard you once had a crazy party with a bunch of the Hollywood A-listers—what was that like?" B: "Don't even go there. That was a crazy night best left to the imagination!" A: "So, do you ever hear from your ex-husband?" B: "Let's not go there. That divorce trial still gives me a headache!"
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not (even) ˈgo there(informal) used to say that you do not want to talk about something in any more detail because you do not even want to think about it: We could argue about it all week, so let’s not even go there. ♢ ‘Didn’t you go on a date with him?’ ‘Don’t even go there!’
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