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"- You sound like a know-it-all.
- Do I. Can’t be having with that, can we? "

I don't understand the meaning of the last sentence. Please, can you find a synonym definition to this one?
 

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Synonyms for know-it-all.

Brain
Smarty pants.
Genius
Einstein
Sherlock (as in "Sherlock Holmes")
Wiz
Brainiac

Of all of the above terms "smarty pants" comes closest to "know-it-all" in generally being used in a derisive fashion, altho a couple of the others fit in that category, generally to a lesser extent. A couple of them are also used in a complimentary fashion.

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bee said:
Thaks RonBee,
but I need synonyms for "Can’t be having with that, can we" :?

Oops! You did say "last sentence", didn't you? :oops:

How about:

"We're not going to put up with that kind of (arrogant) behavior around here."

Or:

"We can't have people putting on airs. Nobody is better than the anybody else around here."

Or:

"Don't be puttin' your high hat on."

Or:

"I'll have you know you are no better than the rest of us. You just think you are."

How's that?

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I'm glad I could help.

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Ermm … firstly …. ‘can’t be having with that’ sounds strange to me. ‘Can’t have that’ or ‘Can’t be having that’ sound better.
Secondly, I think there are two people talking here. One says that the other is a smarty-pants, and the ‘smarty-pants’ says that that is not on. So there may be a little irony there …. What do you think Ron?
 

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Lib said:
Ermm … firstly …. ‘can’t be having with that’ sounds strange to me. ‘Can’t have that’ or ‘Can’t be having that’ sound better.

I think it sounds British. ;-)

Lib said:
Secondly, I think there are two people talking here. One says that the other is a smarty-pants, and the ‘smarty-pants’ says that that is not on. So there may be a little irony there …. What do you think Ron?

I think the smarty pants is being sarcastic.

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'Can't be having that' means that we're not going to accept or stand for that in BE. ;-)
 
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