for love nor money

not for love nor/or money

Not under any circumstances or conditions; no matter what happens. My brother-in-law is a very sweet guy, but I wouldn't hire him for love nor money. Their newest video game console is so popular that you can't find one in stores for love or money!
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not for love or money

Never, under no circumstances, as in I'd never visit them again, not for love or money. A version of this expression, which alludes to these two powerful persuasive forces, was recorded in a.d. 971.
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for love nor money

or

for love or money

If you say that you cannot get something for love nor money or for love or money, you mean that it is very difficult to get. You won't get a room here, not for love nor money. Norman had created a fine vegetable garden that gave us all the things you couldn't buy in the local shops, for love or money.
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not for love or money

not in any circumstances. informal
1998 Spectator I am told that you cannot get a plasterer for love or money, but that the going rate is a big kiss and £1,000 a week.
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not for love or money

Under no circumstances. The earliest reference to this expression dates from the late tenth century, and it has been increasingly repeated ever since. Maria Edgeworth had it in Castle Rackrent (1801): “When there was no room to be had for love or money, [many chose] to sleep in the chicken-house.”
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References in classic literature ?
"There don't seem ter be a minute in the day that Miss Polly ain't jest hangin' 'round waitin' ter do somethin' for that blessed lamb if 'tain't more than ter let in the cat--an' her what wouldn't let Fluff nor Buff up-stairs for love nor money a week ago; an' now she lets 'em tumble all over the bed jest 'cause it pleases Miss Pollyanna!
If they paid higher prices, they might get frills and fanciness, or be cheated; but genuine quality they could not obtain for love nor money. A young friend of Szedvilas', recently come from abroad, had become a clerk in a store on Ashland Avenue, and he narrated with glee a trick that had been played upon an unsuspecting countryman by his boss.
Sure did I, and in good solid crowns; the divil a bit of continental could they muster among them all, for love nor money. Och!
"I thought, 'This is the east end of Glasgow where you won't find a tennis court for love nor money. This is the World Cup of tennis happening here and it's with my sons and Leon'.
Here are 15 of the most missed chocolates and sweets you can no longer get for love nor money.
Mind you, you wouldn't get me going to Tunisia for love nor money.
Unfortunately, it also happens to be the must-have toy of the season, and he can't track one down in London for love nor money.
NIALL MOYNA says he wouldn't attend a game of Gaelic football for love nor money having become utterly disillusioned with the game.
You couldn't get tickets for love nor money on Saturday night as James Grant played another sell-out show at the Tolbooth.
We couldn't find this computer game for love nor money, so we resorted to phoning Codemasters in Southam to see if they had a copy.
You couldn't buy sweets for love nor money. They were snapped up as soon as they appeared - any delivery to a shop hardly made it to the shelves.
And when they happen, when Everton are stuck in a rut, enduring a barren spell and can't seem to buy a win for love nor money, then that is the time the club's hierarchy have to show a steady hand.
But they cannot keep a clean sheet for love nor money and are understandably starting to fade considering they've already played 52 matches this season.