have/hold/want no truck with

idiom

: to refuse to be involved with (someone or something)
I'll have no truck with such nonsense.

Examples of have/hold/want no truck with in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Jonathan Gitlin This pick will probably upset some purists out there, those who have no truck with a car built on a platform designed to be powertrain agnostic. Jonathan M. Gitlin, Ars Technica, 29 Dec. 2023 Daniel and Benedict have no truck with mess and muddle. Grace McCloud, Vogue, 21 Nov. 2023

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“Have/hold/want no truck with.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/have%2Fhold%2Fwant%20no%20truck%20with. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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