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oh, sure

A confirmation that one will do something or that something is going to happen. Often used sarcastically to imply the opposite. A: "Would you input this data set for me?" B: "Oh, sure. Let me just finish up my lunch and I'll get right on it." A: "I heard the government is looking into eradicating income tax altogether." B: "Oh, sure. Next thing, they'll be paying you to stay at home in bed all day. Come on, use some common sense."
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

oh, sure (someone or something will)

inf. a sarcastic expression claiming that someone or something will do something or that something will happen. Andy: Don't worry. I'll do it. Rachel: Oh, sure you will. That's what you always say. Bob: I'll fix this fence the first chancel get. Mary: Oh, sure. When will that be? Next year?
See also: sure
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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