no ifs and buts

no ifs and buts

  (British & Australian) also no ifs, ands or buts (American)
something that you say to a child to stop them arguing with you when you want them to do something I want no ifs and buts, just tidy your room like I told you to! No ifs, ands or buts, you're going up to bed now!
See also: and, but, if
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If it is a crime - no ifs and buts - arrest the perpetrators there and then.
NO Sorry, Andy Murray does not deserve to be knighted; he is a professional tennis player first and foremost and is in the game for the money, no ifs and buts.
It is a game we should have won, no ifs and buts, " said Smith, after his side were pegged back to a 2-2 draw.
Rains, chairman of the Harris County-Houston Sports Authority, added of his city's bid: ``There are no ifs and buts, fruits and nuts in this deal.
There is a simple solution to this problem and that is simply this, that the car concerned should be crushed, no ifs and buts, it should be crushed.