no ifs, ands, or buts (about it)

no ifs, ands, or buts

Without excuses, compromises, or caveats of any kind. The new boss said that if we're even one minute late, we'll be fired—no ifs, ands, or buts.
See also: but

no ifs, ands, or buts (about it)

1. Without a doubt or reservation. We're definitely going to lose our jobs after this merger, no ifs, ands, or buts about it.
2. Absolutely no excuses, discussion, or protestations (about something). I don't care how, but you make sure you're at your son's party tomorrow—no ifs, ands, or buts about it! No ifs, ands, or buts—just do as I tell you!
See also: but