No, no, a thousand times, no!

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No, no, a thousand times, no!

Used to reiterate that one has said and will continue to say "no" to something. A: "Would you be willing to reconsider your decision about the employees' benefits package?" B: "No, no, a thousand times, no! We spent months paring it down to an expense we can afford, and I am not about to go back to that drawing board again!"
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No, no, a thousand times no!

Fig. Very definitely, no! (Jocular.) Bob: Here, have some sweet potatoes. Bill: No, thanks. Bob: Oh, come on! Bill: No, no, a thousand times no! Sue: The water is a little cold, but it's invigorating. Come on in. Bill: How cold? Sue: Well, just above freezing, I guess. Come on in! Bill: No, no, a thousand times no!
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