take-no-prisoners

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take-no-prisoners

[teyk-noh-priz-uh-nerz, ‐priz-nerz]
adjective
wholeheartedly aggressive; zealous; gung-ho: a businessman with a take-no-prisoners attitude toward dealmaking.

Origin:
1990–95

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