no holds barred

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no holds barred (not comparable)

  1. (wrestling) Without restrictions on holds or what opponents may do.
    a no holds barred match
  2. (idiomatic) Having absolutely no limits or restrictions as far as the levels and nature of one's hostilities and offense; taking to an especially ruthless or vicious manner.
    a no holds barred debating style that quickly transformed into bickering


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