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I will never! #1 (permalink) Sat Jul 09, 2005 7:58 am   I will never!
 

Test No. incompl/elem-34 "Responses (7)", question 2

Jill: 'I had some good news today - I've won the lottery.'
Frank: '.........'

(a) Well I never!
(b) Well I rarely!
(c) Well I frequently!
(d) Well I occasionally!

Test No. incompl/elem-34 "Responses (7)", answer 2

Jill: 'I had some good news today - I've won the lottery.'
Frank: 'Well I never!'

Correct answer: (a) Well I never!
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can u please explain me this
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Well I never #2 (permalink) Sat Jul 09, 2005 8:53 am   Well I never
 

This is an expression showing great surprise. It is like : Well, I never would have thought/believed that.
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I will never! #3 (permalink) Thu Jul 30, 2009 17:42 pm   I will never!
 

Thanks! I'm still confused about the use of those expressions. They don't have verbs. Why is it like this?
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I will never! #4 (permalink) Thu Jul 30, 2009 19:04 pm   I will never!
 

Idioms don't have to follow the rules.
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