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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

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.
See also: frill, no
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For everyday wear look to Red Herring's white ruffle frill tunic top, pounds 30, at Debenhams, Topshop's frill front sleeveless tunic, pounds 35, or cinch in an old blouse from the back of your wardrobe with Matalan's bow belts, pounds 3, to add instant femininity to your ensembles.
At the other, gather the material into a frill to fit the back of the jeans.
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Rising fuel prices and increasing pressure from the massive rise in no frills operations around Europe means there is fierce price competition for passengers.
With Western European Economy fares not expected to fall any further due to the imminent completion of traditional carriers' fare restructuring, many of Europe's no frills airlines are taking the opportunity to raise their fares to more economic levels.
There are lots of skirts with layered frills if it's the Matador look you're after and loads of fringed belts and bags in the shops with more than a hint of the Wild West about them.
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All those top-heavy frills around the bust, had fashion-watchers taking bets on when Sheree Murphy was going to topple over at the Sex And The City premiere.
With a satin-edged frill along the front fastening and thick embroidery around the cuffs this is an individual twist on a classic style.
A NEW "no frills" airline service offers a double boost for tourists - cheaper fares and no more in-flight food.
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For the skirt you will need roughly five sets of frills to attach to the lining material.
Today he's launching easyMoney car insurance which he says will offer no frills cover at cheap prices.
Frills are back - which is a great excuse to unleash your girlie side.
Frills have taken over in the punchy tones of red, pink or floral scattered prints.