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(yeah,) sure

I don't believe you; that's not true. A: "I once caught a fish that was longer than you are tall! I, uh, just didn't have the heart to kill such a majestic creature." B: "Sure, Bill. Whatever you say." A: "I heard the government is looking into eradicating income tax altogether." B: "Yeah, sure. Next thing, they'll be paying you to stay at home in bed all day." A: "Sarah said she was going to clean her room this weekend." B: "Ha! Yeah, sure! I'll believe it when I see it."
See also: sure

oh yeah

1. Used as an interjection to affirm something, usually enthusiastically. A: "Do you really think we have a chance at winning?" B: "Oh yeah! I think we have a great chance!"
2. Used as interjection to express interest in something someone is saying. A: "My father works as a piano tuner." B: "Oh yeah? How'd he get into that?"
3. Used as an interjection to express disbelief of or childish hostility toward something someone is saying. A: "One of these days, I'll be running this place." B: "Oh yeah? Let me know how that turns out for you." A: "You're just a big stupid head!" B: "Oh yeah? Well, you're a bigger, stupider head!"
4. Used as interjection to indicate that one has just remembered or thought of something. Oh yeah, that's what I wanted to ask you: where did you get that suit? A: "And then you just restart the computer to finish installing the software." B: "Oh yeah, duh, I knew that."
See also: oh, yeah

yeah, right

I don't believe you; that's not true. A: "I once caught a fish that was longer than you are tall! I, uh, just didn't have the heart to kill such a majestic creature." B: "Yeah, right, Bill. Whatever you say." A: "Sarah said she was going to clean her room this weekend." B: "Ha, yeah, right! I'll believe it when I see it."
See also: right
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Oh, yeah?

Inf. Is that what you think? (Rude and hostile.) Tom: You're getting to be sort of a pest. Bill: Oh, yeah? Tom: Yeah. Bob: This sauce tastes bad. I think you ruined it. Bill: Oh, yeah? What makes you think so? Bob: My tongue tells me!
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

ˌoh ˈyeah?

(spoken) used when you are commenting on what somebody has just said: ‘We’re off to France soon.’ ‘Oh yeah? When’s that?’ ♢ (ironic) ‘I’m going to be rich one day.’ ‘Oh yeah?’ (= I don’t believe you.)
See also: oh
Farlex Partner Idioms Dictionary © Farlex 2017

Oh, yeah?

(ˈo ˈjæə)
exclam. Is that what you think?; Are you trying to start a fight? Oh, yeah? What makes you think so?

yeah

(ˈjæə and ˈjæɔ)
interj. yes. LEFTY: You okay? BRUNO: Yeah. LEFTY: Yeah? BRUNO: Yeah! I said yeah! Did you hear me say yeah?

Yeah, right!

exclam. the ultimate sarcastic response of disbelief. Yeah, right! You were just going through my desk looking for a pencil.
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