no ifs, ands, or buts

idiom

used to indicate certainty
As far as I'm concerned, she's the most qualified candidate, and there are no ifs, ands, or buts about it!

Examples of no ifs, ands, or buts in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Simply put, when businesses pull out of Russia, Putin loses, no ifs, ands, or buts. Jeffrey Sonnenfeld, Fortune, 20 Dec. 2023 And most importantly, what our parents said was law—there were no ifs, ands, or buts about it. Tanay Howard, Parents, 26 Nov. 2023

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“No ifs, ands, or buts.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/no%20ifs%2C%20ands%2C%20or%20buts. Accessed 12 Jun. 2024.

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