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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.
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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.
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without further/more ado

without any delay And so, without further ado, let me introduce you to tonight's speaker.
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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]
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References in classic literature ?
And without more ado, said Thrasymachus, you may consider us all to be equally agreed.
Wait, Sancho, and I will do them in the saying of a credo," and pulling off his breeches in all haste he stripped himself to his skin and his shirt, and then, without more ado, he cut a couple of gambados in the air, and a couple of somersaults, heels over head, making such a display that, not to see it a second time, Sancho wheeled Rocinante round, and felt easy, and satisfied in his mind that he could swear he had left his master mad; and so we will leave him to follow his road until his return, which was a quick one.
That you should propose to marry her, without more ado, could never have come into her head.
Without more ado he stuffed his pockets and his haversack full, thinking of the poor creature awaiting his return in the gloom of the Place of Seven Skulls.
He caught up his hat without more ado and I gave myself the pleasure of calling after him:
As it presented itself to him at first, the idea was so new and interesting that he was half inclined to address it, without more ado, to Mary herself.