take no prisoners

 Management exhortation to be highly competitive.
 ► “Ken Dooley, president of the Holland Sweetener Co., noted that today’s beverage business is evolving from an era of take no prisoners, CUT-THROAT COMPETITION into one in which open-minded firms share the wealth in partnerships.” (Beverage World, Aug. 1995, p. 64)

American business jargon. 2014.

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  • take no prisoners — If people take no prisoners, they do things in a very aggressive way, without considering any harm they might do to achieve their objectives …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • take-no-prisoners — take′ no pris′oners adj. cvb wholeheartedly aggressive; zealous; gung ho: a businessman with a take no prisoners attitude[/ex] • Etymology: 1990–95 …   From formal English to slang

  • take no prisoners — ► take no prisoners be ruthlessly aggressive in the pursuit of one s objectives. Main Entry: ↑prisoner …   English terms dictionary

  • take-no-prisoners — /tayk noh priz euh neuhrz, priz neuhrz/, adj. wholeheartedly aggressive; zealous; gung ho: a businessman with a take no prisoners attitude toward dealmaking. [1990 95] * * * adj, always used before a noun US informal : very tough and aggressive… …   Useful english dictionary

  • take no prisoners — phrasal : to be merciless or relentless * * * take no prisoners To be utterly ruthless in accomplishing one s ends • • • Main Entry: ↑prison * * * be ruthlessly aggressive or uncompromising in the pursuit of one s objectives * * * take no… …   Useful english dictionary

  • take-no-prisoners — adjective Date: 1978 having a fierce, relentless, or merciless character < take no prisoners politics > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • take-no-prisoners — /tayk noh priz euh neuhrz, priz neuhrz/, adj. wholeheartedly aggressive; zealous; gung ho: a businessman with a take no prisoners attitude toward dealmaking. [1990 95] * * * …   Universalium

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