take-no-prisoners

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take-no-pris·on·ers

(tāk′nō-prĭz′ə-nərz, -prĭz′nərz)
adj.
Extremely ardent or aggressive: "a take-no-prisoners arrogance that alienates others" (Time).
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take′-no`-pris′oners


adj.
wholeheartedly aggressive; zealous; gung-ho: a businessman with a take-no-prisoners attitude.
[1990–95]
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