there is no (doing something)

there is no (doing something)

1. Used to indicate that a particular action is not possible or feasible. Look, I know we're over budget, but there's no getting around the fact that we'll have to invest another $100,000 to get this project off the ground. There's no denying the appeal of the technology, regardless of its practicality.
2. Used to indicate that a particular action is not allowed or is against the rules. Can't you kids read the sign? There's no skateboarding out here! Please be quiet. There's no talking during the performance!
See also: no, there
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there is no doing something

one is not permitted to do something (as specified). There is no arguing with Bill. There is no cigarette smoking here.
See also: no, there
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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