no quarter

idiom

literary
: no pity or mercy
used to say that an enemy, opponent, etc., is treated in a very harsh way
The soldiers showed/gave no quarter to the enemy.

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“No quarter.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/no%20quarter. Accessed 4 Dec. 2022.

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