TalkEnglish Logo

I Don't Buy it

Meaning/Usage: Disagree; to not be convinced

Explanation: This phrase comes from a popular way of getting agreement, which is "buy in."  For example, a company director can say, "we need buy in from all the board members to proceed."  In this statement, "buy in" is getting agreement.  Therefore, if you "don't buy it," then you are not agreeing.

"He said he didn't do it but I don't buy it."
"Their prices are supposed to be better but I don't buy it."
"She said she was sorry but I don't buy it."

A.  "So what were you guys arguing about?"
B.  "He said some mean things to me the other day."
A.  "Did he apologize to you?"
B.  "Yes, but I don't buy it."

Other Common Sentences

"I don't believe it."


영어 회화를 단기간에 완성하세요. 800 페이지가 넘는 레슨과 8000 개 이상의 오디오 클립을 다운로드 하시고, 자신을 영어 환경에 항상 노출 시키세요. 인터넷이나 컴퓨터에 상관없이 MP3 플레이어를 통해 언제나 영어를 듣고 따라할 수 있습니다. 영어회화 다운로드 페이지로 이동하시면 좀 더 자세한 내용을 알려드립니다.