do no such thing

idiom

: to not do the thing specified
"You will apologize at once!" "I'll do no such thing!"

Examples of do no such thing in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Murdaugh's lawyer, Jim Griffin, told the court that Murdaugh had given the authorities permission to search his entire Moselle estate in Islandton, S.C., after the double murder — implying that a guilty person would do no such thing. Laura Barcella, Peoplemag, 27 Jan. 2023 Others, such as lime and pineapple, could easily do no such thing and cause more angular conflict than harmony. Josh Noel, Chicago Tribune, 1 Aug. 2022 Except that the Fed can do no such thing. John Tamny, Forbes, 22 May 2022 Carroll said the offense will do no such thing. oregonlive, 16 Sep. 2020 The local Christians may give up meat for lent, but the hyenas do no such thing. Ed Yong, Discover Magazine, 6 Apr. 2012

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“Do no such thing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/do%20no%20such%20thing. Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.

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