no buts

no buts

Without excuses, compromises, or caveats of any kind. You need to be on time for school tomorrow morning—no buts about it!
See also: but, no

no buts (about it)

1. Without a doubt or reservation. We're definitely going to lose our jobs after this merger, no buts about it.
2. Absolutely no excuses, discussion, or protestations (about something). I don't care how, but you make sure you're at your son's party tomorrow—no buts about it! No buts—just do as I tell you!
See also: but, no
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Cheltenham Festival runner No Buts bids to make it third time lucky at the Midlands track - he has finished second and third at the course - but will need to start sharper than he did last time.
Winning team Tom Scudamore is aboard No Buts and will be having his 200th ride for David Bridgwater in the last five seasons - the pair have teamed up for 43 winners in that time and have a level-stake profit of PS55.
David Bridgwater, trainer of No Buts He missed the start at Cheltenham and ran exceptionally well without troubling the judge.
DON'T HESITATE -- back NO BUTS to win the Caspian Caviar Gold Cup (2.
No Buts secured his place in today's line-up when romping in by eight lengths at last month's Hennessy Gold Cup fixture.
The No Ifs, No Buts scheme is intended to highlight the problem of taxpayers' money being stolen by thieves.
We will crack down on anyone guilty of cheating the community - no ifs, no buts.
An official rating of 132 is as low as you want to go, so that rules out Workbench, leaving us with Caid Du Berlais and No Buts.
However, I'm not convinced he can defy a 5lb rise against NO BUTS.