“Are you kidding me?”: idiom meaning.

Are you kidding me?
A colloquial expression used as a reaction when someone says or does something that you think is too ridiculous, strange and you can’t believe he/she is doing or saying it. You can’t believe what you see or hear and you say that this person must be joking because it just can’t be true.

Other examples of “Are you kidding me?” idiom in a sentence

  • Tom failed the exam. -Are you kidding me? He was the best!
  • Are you kidding me? I’m not going to wear this ridiculous costume.
  • Are you kidding me? I’m not going to jump from the plane.

“Are you kidding me?”: use in context explanation

It’s the middle of the night and the wife and the husband are sleeping. Suddenly the man gets thirsty. He goes to the kitchen to get a bottle of water. When he comes back to the bedroom he is shocked. The dog is lying on his part of the bed and there are dog toys all over. He says to his wife: “Are you kidding me? Where am I going to sleep”? The woman says the dog will stay in their bed for a while because it had a bad dream and needs some cuddles.