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you wish

A sarcastic retort about something that most likely will not happen. A: "Oh, I'm definitely getting into Harvard." B: "You wish!"
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References in classic literature ?
I carry good luck with me, vicomte," said he to Raoul; "wish for something while drinking out of my glass, and may the black plague grab me if what you wish does not come to pass
So he said to me: Socrates, do you wish really to persuade us, or only to seem to have persuaded us, that to be just is always better than to be unjust?
Be Careful What You Wish For: Ten Stories About Wishes
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