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    Hi,


    would you please tell me where this expression is used and give me some examples where it is used? I can't understand whether it means that actually give me a break or something like stop.



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    Default Re: "Give me a break"

    Quote Originally Posted by maral55 View Post
    Hi,


    would you please tell me where this expression is used and give me some examples where it is used? I can't understand whether it means that actually give me a break or something like stop.



    thanks.
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    Default Re: "Give me a break"

    1. Donít be so harsh to me!; Give me another chance

    2. That is enough, youíre bothering me!;Stop it!

    3. I donít believe you!; You donít expect anyone to believe that!


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    Default Re: "Give me a break"

    So is this correct if I say.


    John: they are planning on building urban areas in Mars.

    Jenna: Oh, give me a break.



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    Default Re: "Give me a break"

    Yes, it means Oh come on, you gotta be kidding me.

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    Default Re: "Give me a break"

    Quote Originally Posted by svartnik View Post
    Yes, it means Oh come on, you gotta be kidding me. Gimme a break!!!

    Com'on, you gotta be kiddin' me, gimme a break!!

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