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there's no such thing

This page is about the conversational phrase there's no such thing

Meaning

You can say this if someone mentions something that you don't think exists, or that you don't believe in.

For example

  • "He said he's got the perfect system for winning at the races."
    "There's no such thing, Ethan. He's just trying to cheat you."

  • "Complete freedom is what I want."
    "There's no such thing. No-one can do whatever they want all the time."

Quick Quiz

Luis said, "Capitalism is the perfect system," and I said, "There's no such thing as

a. a system."

b. capitalism."

c. a perfect system."

Contributor: Matt Errey