not for love or/nor money

not for love nor/or money

Not under any circumstances or conditions; no matter what happens. My brother-in-law is a very sweet guy, but I wouldn't hire him for love nor money. Their newest video game console is so popular that you can't find one in stores for love or money!
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not for love or money

Never, under no circumstances, as in I'd never visit them again, not for love or money. A version of this expression, which alludes to these two powerful persuasive forces, was recorded in a.d. 971.
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not for love or money

not in any circumstances. informal
1998 Spectator I am told that you cannot get a plasterer for love or money, but that the going rate is a big kiss and £1,000 a week.
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not for love or/nor ˈmoney

(informal) used to say that it is impossible to do something or get something: The show is sold out. You can’t get a ticket for love nor money.
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not for love or money

Under no circumstances. The earliest reference to this expression dates from the late tenth century, and it has been increasingly repeated ever since. Maria Edgeworth had it in Castle Rackrent (1801): “When there was no room to be had for love or money, [many chose] to sleep in the chicken-house.”
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