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with no further ado
With no more delay. And now, with no further ado, let's introduce the opening act!
Don't let it go any further,and Don't let it out of this room.
Don't tell this secret to anyone else. (Also literal.) This is a strict secret. Don't let it go any further. I'll tell you what you what to know, but don't let it go out of this room.
see no further than the end of one's noseand cannot see (any) further than the end of one's nose; can't see beyond the end of one's nose
Fig. to be narrow-minded; to lack understanding and perception. She is so selfish she can see no further than the end of her nose. You don't care about any one but yourself. You can't see any further than the end of your nose.
stretch your arm no further than your sleeve will reach
Prov. Do not spend more money than you have. Sue: I can get enough money for college if I take out several loans. Bill: I'd advise against it. Stretch your arm no further than your sleeve will reach.
without further ado
Cliché without further talk. (An overworked phrase usually heard in public announcements.) And without further ado, I would like to introduce Mr. Bill Franklin! The time has come to leave, so without further ado, good evening and good-bye.
without further ado(slightly formal) also without more ado
without any more talk or activity Without further ado, here is my list of the ten best restaurants in St. Louis.
without further/more ado
without any delay And so, without further ado, let me introduce you to tonight's speaker.
without further ado
Also, without more ado. Without more work, ceremony, or fuss. For example, Without further ado they adjourned the meeting and went home, or And now, without more ado, here is our speaker of the day. This idiom has one of the few surviving uses of the noun ado, meaning "what is being done." (Another is much ado about nothing.) [Late 1300s]
see no further than the end of one’s noseand cannot see (any) further than the end of one’s nose
in. to be narrow-minded; to lack understanding and perception. You don’t care about anyone but yourself. You can’t see any further than the end of your nose.