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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.
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