Todays idiom: “Not in a month of Sundays”

29 Sep

Two women are chatting:

Mary: “Will you go to the dance with George if he asks you?”

Sarah: “What? Not in a month of Sundays!”

Clearly she is not interested. So, “not in a month of Sundays” is a common way of saying “it’s not likely to happen”.



One Response to “Todays idiom: “Not in a month of Sundays””


  1. Today’s idiom: “when hell freezes over” | Hägar Language School - January 9, 2014

    […] By the way, a few months ago we had another idiom that has the same meaning. Do you remember it? It was “not in a month of Sundays”. […]

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