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    Never mind / Never you mind

    --How in the world did you persuade her?
    --Never you mind. (=I'm not going to tell you.)
    Can we use 'Never mind' as a response in this context, with the same meaning? Thank you in advance.

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    Re: Never mind / Never you mind

    Yes, you can.

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    Re: Never mind / Never you mind

    With respect to Rover, I'd like to expand a bit. In AE, never mind is used to assure someone that whatever they were asking about is of no importance and not worth further inquirey. "What did you say?" "Never mind, I was just thinking out loud."

    Never you mind is used to tell someone that what they were asking about is none of their business, as in your example. It's a fine point, and there certainly is some overlap.

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