in no uncertain terms


in no uncertain terms
in no uncertain terms phrase
in a way that is clear and definite

She was told in no uncertain terms that she would have to accept the deal.

Thesaurus: true, definite and based on factssynonym
Main entry: uncertain

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clearly and forcefully

she has already refused me, in no uncertain terms

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in no uncertain terms
: in a very clear and direct way

My mother told me in no uncertain terms to never say that word again!

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Main Entry:uncertain

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in ˌno unˌcertain ˈterms idiom
clearly and strongly

I told him what I thought of him in no uncertain terms.

Main entry:uncertainidiom

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