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kid (2)

Meaning: to say something that isn't true as a joke

For example:

  • When Jim said that he'd won the lottery, everyone thought he was kidding - but he really did win!

  • When I told my wife that I'd lost my job, she said, "You're kidding, right?"

Quick Quiz:

People will say "You're kidding, aren't you?" if they think you're
  1. telling the truth about something
  2. really upset about something
  3. joking with them about something

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