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(I) wouldn't count on it

A phrase cautioning one against expecting something. I overheard some of the bosses talking, and I wouldn't count on a Christmas bonus this year.
See also: count, on

(one) won't hear of (something)

One is adamant that something will not happen; one refuses to allow something (to happen). A: "I'd like to pay for dinner to thank you for your generosity." B: "I won't hear of it, my boy! You are our guest." My mother won't hear of us going to an out-of-state college.
See also: hear, of

I wouldn't wish (something) on a dog

The thing being discussed is so bad or unpleasant that no one deserves to be subjected to it, not even an animal. I wouldn't wish cancer on a dog. No one should have to go through that.
See also: dog, on, wish

if a toady frog had wings, he wouldn't bump his ass

rude slang A phrase that advises against wishing for impossible or absurd things to happen. A: "If only my parents would give me a car, life would be so much easier." B: "Yeah, and if a toady frog had wings, he wouldn't bump his ass."
See also: ass, bump, frog, he, if, toady

if frogs had wheels, they wouldn't bump their butts

A phrase that advises against wishing for impossible or absurd things to happen. A: "If only my parents would give me a car, life would be so much easier." B: "Yeah, and if frogs had wheels, they wouldn't bump their butts."
See also: bump, butt, frog, if

If frogs had wheels, they wouldn't bump their butts,

 and If a toady frog had wings, he wouldn't bump his ass.
Rur. It is useless to wish for impossible things. (Use caution with ass.) Tom: If I had two hundred thousand dollars, I could buy that farm. Jane: Yeah, and if frogs had wheels, they wouldn't bump their butts. Charlie: If I were rich and famous, I'd make people listen to me. Bill: If a toady frog had wings, he wouldn't bump his ass.
See also: bump, butt, frog, if