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promises, promises

A sarcastic reply to a promise or assurance that one does not believe. A: "I swear, as soon as I have a bit more free time, we will go on a proper date together." B: "Promises, promises! I won't hold my breath."
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promises, promises

used to indicate that the speaker is sceptical about someone's stated intention to do something. informal
See also: promise