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don't make me laugh!

This page is about the conversational phrase don't make me laugh!


You can say this after someone's said something you think is impossible or ridiculous.

For example

  • "I'm going be the best footballer in the world one day."
    "You? The best in the world? Don't make me laugh!"

  • "She said she wrote the essay herself."
    "Don't make me laugh! She can't even write a proper email in English."

Quick Quiz

When Bill said he wanted to be a comedian, I said, "Don't make me laugh!

a. You'd be a great comedian."

b. You can't even tell a joke."

c. I've got really sore ribs."

Contributor: Matt Errey