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Not on your life!
Absolutely not; no way! A: "Hey John Boy, come over and help me paint the house this afternoon." B: "Not on your life, Davey! I've got plans tonight and have no intention of getting dirtied up before then!"
not on your life
Certainly not, as in Go hang-gliding? Not on your life. The first recorded use of this interjection was in 1896.
not on your lifesaid to emphasize your refusal to comply with some request. informal
not on your ˈlife(spoken) used to refuse very firmly to do something: Go out and miss the football match on TV? Not on your life! ♢ Lend him $50? Not on your life.
not on your lifeInformal
Absolutely not; not for any reason whatsoever.