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    No way. No how. No McCain

    Could you tell me what does this mean?
    No way. No how. No McCain
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    Re: No way. No how. No McCain

    "No way" and "No how" are American colloquial expressions, which may be used either individually or together to signify one's emphatic disagreement. "Absolutely not" would be a similar British expression.
    In this case, using alliteration as a tool, Hilary Clinton was obviously expressing her opinion about Senator John McCain's chances as a Presidential candidate in 2008.
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    I'm not a teacher of English, but I have spoken it for (almost) all of my life....

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    Re: No way. No how. No McCain

    John McCain was the Republican candidate for US president in 2008.

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