stop at nothing

idiom

used to say that someone will do anything to achieve a goal or purpose
She will stop at nothing to get what she wants.

Examples of stop at nothing in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Despite needing $3,000 and possibly resorting to stealing a convertible to make their way to the Windy City, the girls will stop at nothing to escape. Julia Moore, Peoplemag, 12 Apr. 2024 Like any combat photographer, Jessie will, quite literally, stop at nothing to get a photo. Brian Davids, The Hollywood Reporter, 10 Apr. 2024 Magnussen stars as Ben Brandt, a developer who will stop at nothing to acquire the land upon which the bar resides. Jenelle Riley, Variety, 21 Mar. 2024 Directed by Doug Liman (The Bourne Identity, Mr. and Mrs. Smith), Road House is a reimagining of the '80s cult classic starring Swayze as another brawler named Dalton, who will stop at nothing — even ripping out a man's throat — to protect Jasper, Mo.'s Double Deuce bar. Lester Fabian Brathwaite, EW.com, 25 Jan. 2024 Riley Keough and Lily Gladstone will stop at nothing to solve a murder. Stephanie Wenger, Peoplemag, 25 Mar. 2024 Still reeling from the defeat of his armada, the king is desperate for any advantage in the war against England’s heretic queen—and Pérez will stop at nothing to regain the king’s favor. Sarah Yang, Sunset Magazine, 19 Mar. 2024 The show begins with the gang running a horse race gambling ring, and the relentlessly ambitious Tommy will stop at nothing to win. Danny Horn, EW.com, 7 Mar. 2024 Green with envy, her coworker Drew sets out to dampen her accomplishments and will stop at nothing until she’s knocked down a peg at work and in her everyday dealings. Emiliano De Pablos, Variety, 24 Oct. 2023

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“Stop at nothing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stop%20at%20nothing. Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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