no sale

no sale

I reject the request, offer, or plan in question. A: "Look, just write this essay for me, and I'll do your chores for a whole week!" B: "And risk getting suspended? Yeah, no sale." A: "Can we please go to Disney Land this summer, pretty please?" B: "No sale, kids. We're going to see your grandparents in Maine, and that's final."
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no sale

no. I wanted to go to Florida for the holidays, but my father said, "No sale." No sale. You can't do it.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

no sale

interj. no. I wanted to go to Florida for the holidays, but my father said, “No sale.”
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McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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