take it or leave it


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take it or leave it

1. Either accept something, especially an offer, as it is or else reject it unconditionally. The car costs $5,000, take it or leave it. I'm making eggs for breakfast, so unless you want to fix something for yourself, you can take it or leave it.
2. To have mixed or weak feelings about something; to neither love nor hate something. A: "Did you like the new Chinese food restaurant?" B: "Eh, I could take it or leave it, to be honest."
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Take it or leave it.

Inf. Take this one or none; you have no choice. Bill: That's my final offer. Take it or leave it. Bob: Aw, come on! Take off a few bucks. Bill: Aw, I want eggs for breakfast, Mom. Mother: There's only cornflakes left. Take it or leave it.
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take it or leave it

Accept or reject unconditionally, as in I'm asking $1,000 for this computer-take it or leave it. This term, used to indicate one's final offer, was first recorded in 1576.
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take it or leave it

said to convey that the offer you have made is not negotiable and that you are indifferent to another's reaction to it.
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take it or ˈleave it


1 used to say that you do not care if somebody accepts or rejects your offer: $200 is my final offer, take it or leave it.
2 (informal) (with can, not used in the negative) not feel strongly about something, not mind something: ‘Do you like Indian food?’ ‘I can take it or leave it.’
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Take it or leave it

sent. There are no other choices.; It is this or nothing. This is what you get for the money. Take it or leave it.
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take it or leave it

To accept or reject unconditionally.
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