not by any means

not by any means
Certainly not
mean

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  • not\ by\ any\ means — • by no means • not by any means • by no manner of means • not by any manner of means adv. phr. Not even a little; certainly not. He is by no means bright. May I stay home from school? By no means. Dick worked on his project Saturday, but he is… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • not by any means — adverb Not at all, not in the slightest Though unusual in the Dublin area he knew that it was not by any means unknown for desperadoes who had next to nothing to live on to be abroad waylaying and generally terrorising peaceable pedestrians by… …   Wiktionary

  • not by any means — See: BY NO MEANS …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • not by any means — See: BY NO MEANS …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • not\ by\ any\ manner\ of\ means — • by no means • not by any means • by no manner of means • not by any manner of means adv. phr. Not even a little; certainly not. He is by no means bright. May I stay home from school? By no means. Dick worked on his project Saturday, but he is… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • not by any (manner of) means — by ˈno means | not by ˈany (manner of) means idiom not at all • She is by no means an inexperienced teacher. • We haven t won yet, not by any means. Main entry: ↑meansidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • not by any manner of means — phrase not at all I haven’t given up hope by any manner of means. Thesaurus: not at allsynonym Main entry: manner * * * not by any manner of means see ↑means …   Useful english dictionary

  • not by any manner of means — not at all I haven t given up hope by any manner of means …   English dictionary

  • By any means — Mean Mean, n. 1. That which is mean, or intermediate, between two extremes of place, time, or number; the middle point or place; middle rate or degree; mediocrity; medium; absence of extremes or excess; moderation; measure. [1913 Webster] But to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • By any means necessary — is a translation of a phrase coined by the French intellectual Jean Paul Sartre in his play Dirty Hands. It is generally considered to leave open all available tactics for the desired ends, including violence; however, the “necessary” qualifier… …   Wikipedia


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