stick at nothing

stick at nothing

To do whatever it takes to accomplish a task or goal; to refuse to allow anything to impede one from doing or achieving something, They made it clear that they would stick at nothing to recoup the cost of their investment. She's the type of woman who will stick at nothing to get what she wants from life.
See also: nothing, stick

stick at nothing

allow nothing to deter you from achieving your aim, even if it means acting wrongly or dishonestly.
See also: nothing, stick
References in classic literature ?
In that case it is only doing my daughter justice to declare that she would stick at nothing, in the way of comforting Mr.
He would stick at nothing to defend me from the violence of his bloodthirsty accomplices.
Under certain provocations, the noble Montbarry is a man who would stick at nothing.
The father of one of the families was in the habit of balancing the father of another of the families on the top of a great pole; the father of a third family often made a pyramid of both those fathers, with Master Kidderminster for the apex, and himself for the base; all the fathers could dance upon rolling casks, stand upon bottles, catch knives and balls, twirl hand-basins, ride upon anything, jump over everything, and stick at nothing.
Besides the chairman and Baldwin there were the vulture-faced secretary, Harraway, Tiger Cormac, the brutal young assassin, Carter, the treasurer, and the brothers Willaby, fearless and desperate men who would stick at nothing.
Hovannisian said that on April 9 the Armenian authorities demonstrated that they will stick at nothing and will even sacrifice