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    'Take no prisoners'

    What does the phrase 'take no prisoners' really mean and in what context should I use it?


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    Re: 'Take no prisoners'

    Quote Originally Posted by Agnes View Post
    What does the phrase 'take no prisoners' really mean and in what context should I use it?
    if someone takes no prisoners, when they try to achieve something they are very determined and do not care about other people's feelings

    To carry out some action right to its conclusions, without holding back for any reason.

    When John wants to finish the project, he takes no prisoners.





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    Re: 'Take no prisoners'

    Thanks a lot!

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