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please tell me you did not Girl A: but I thought if I did, I'd get caught. Girl B: Wait. No, please please tell me you did not shoplift a hamster.(from a TV series.) Would you say something like this: Please don't tell me you shoplifted a hamster.
Jul 12, 2019 12:45 PM
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You could also say Please don't tell me you stole a hamster.
July 12, 2019
Thanks. It helps. two teenage sisters were having a fight. one shoplifted a hamster. The other found it.
July 12, 2019
Yes, it's natural, as a construction; a hamster, though, is a little out there ;)
July 12, 2019
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