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with no frills

With no extraneous details or embellishments. Not fancy, decorous, or elaborate. Simple. My history teacher is not someone who gets impressed by a beautiful cover page, so I made sure that my project was straightforward and presented the information with no frills.
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no frills

Void of extraneous details or embellishments; not fancy, decorous, or elaborate; simple. It's a real no frills kind of place, so we can get dinner someplace nicer, if you want. My history teacher is not someone who gets impressed by a beautiful cover page, so I made sure that my project was straightforward and no frills.
See also: frill, no
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Clements Ribeiro at Dorothy Perkins opted for blue, frilled front shirts and dresses.
At Kookai, frills spill down the front of smart black silk shirts, while Karen Millen has the cutest crochet dresses in lilac, black or gold with soft, frilled collars.
Another unusual bodily trait the frilled shark exhibits is its jaws, which end where its head ends.
Relatively speaking, the frilled shark's pectoral fins (located just behind the gills) are small.
Based on a specimen from Japan, the frilled shark was first described in 1884.
Japanese studies have previously shown that the frilled shark lived deep down in the ocean, in depths of 100 to 1,300 meters, and rarely came up on the surface.
Some 61 percent of the frilled shark's diet consists of cephalopods - animals like squids and octopuses, probably because there aren't many other fish living in the dark depths it is usually found in.
Scientists say the frilled shark never evolved from the era when dinosaurs stomped the earth because of its nutrient-poor deep-sea habitat.