something or no something

(something) or no (something)

Either way, with or without something. I'm going to San Francisco to see the show somehow, car or no car! Debt or no debt, you should take whatever steps you need to take to start your own business, if that's your dream!
See also: no
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— or no —

regardless of the person, thing, or quality specified.
1995 Kazuo Ishiguro The Unconsoled I was thinking there's no reason we can't start doing all sorts of things together now, house or no house.
See also: no, something
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