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no thanks to (someone or something)

Without any help from someone or something. Implies that the task or action being discussed was accomplished without assistance from the person or thing mentioned, even though they could or should have helped. We finally reached our fundraising goal, no thanks to any local businesses, who all declined to donate. Yes, we just finished cleaning the garage—no thanks to you. Where have you been?
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no thanks to

not because of; despite.
1993 Carl MacDougall . The Lights Below ‘How's your mother?’ ‘Our mother's fine. No thanks to you. She was worried sick.’
See also: no, thanks
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(be) no thanks to somebody/something

(be) in spite of somebody/something: It’s no thanks to you that we arrived on time — you kept wanting to stop!
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no thanks to

Without the benefit of help from: finally found the house, no thanks to these confusing directions.
See also: no, thanks
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