without much ado

without much ado

Without a lot of commotion, excitement, or ceremony. You'd think they would want as much publicity about the new product as possible, but they just quietly released it onto the market without much ado. For all the media attention on the suspect when she was caught, her trial came and went without much ado.
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without much ado

If something happens without much ado, no fuss is made about it. The first of a number of problem dates for computing's millennium bug has come and gone without much ado.
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In a house of 104 elected by the members of the national and provincial assemblies on the proportionate system, the senate is a good debating arena without much ado.
Now that each member has collected a whooping sum of over N8m, they are embarking on a two months vacation after having done nothing so far except the hush-hush ministerial screening of President Muhammadu Buhari's 43 ministerial nominees most of whom simply took a bow without much ado, cleared and certified even without portfolios.
Cricket comes with a legal jurisprudence worth of rules, many of which are constantly tweaked by the ICC without much ado or outside consultation.
Due to the cumbersome process and all the paperwork involved, most exporters shun Kenyan importers, who end up getting the left-over goods after the prime products have been sold to importers whose containers can be loaded without much ado.Kenyan importers incur storage charges while their cargo goes through the lengthy inspection since space is a very valuable commodity, adding to the costs.
June 8 marked World Ocean Day but it passed without much ado in Pakistan.
Al Arabi Club, who have won 21 out of 29 Amir Cup finals, began well against Al Gharafa and clinched the opening two sets without much ado. But despite trailing most of the third set, Al Gharafa turned it around in the closing stages and won it, overcoming a three-point gap 18-21.
A reply submitted by Buzdar says while the new report 'treats the statement of Rizwan Gondal/DPO as gospel, it rubbishes all other statements without justifiable reasons and without much ado...The inquiry report merely rubberstamps the statement of the DPO.'
"Our British colleagues behave in a simplistic way without much ado. They ask Moscow to trot out 'GRU officers', 'heroes of Russia' and other virtual so-called participants of the drama, and for their part, they refuse to share anything about the investigation, besides political statements and leaks to the fake news media created especially for this purpose," she noted.
'Without much ado, I want to tell the reporters here that the decision was made by the president today, that is to announce the MCA candidate, this is based on the collective decision made during the MCA Central Committee meeting on August 10.
Without much ado, Malu gently slipped away from the limelight and left her fans wondering whatever happened to her.
In fact, without much ado, these three issues represent the spirit of the reasons behind the resignation, and Tuesday's solution has obviously addressed these grievances at the highest level.
It's a "thump gun." One well-placed shot will take down even the biggest sambar without much ado. There is nothing as fast for repeat shots as a pump gun (since our self-loaders got banned in 1996) and now it appears Remington has stopped production of these.
In 2004, when it came to power, Congress pledged to overhaul a law whose wide definition of 'public use' means people can be evicted without much ado off their lands, and which omitted to lay down rules for compensation and rehabilitation.
That was the time the Senate inquiry on alleged military corruption was in high gear and although her attention was alternately drawn to the live TV coverage of the Senate hearing, she answered our queries directly without much ado. (She had earlier been summoned to testify at a hearing on the matter, and she attended without reservation.)
For the journos hovering around for juicy tidbits, it was a long wait -- the Warriors trooped after two in the night and hit the bar without much ado, refusing to oblige anyone with a quote or a quip.