take it or leave it

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take it or leave it

  1. (idiomatic) Denoting that a situation has to be accepted without change, or rejected outright.
    That's the deal: take it or leave it.
    • 2007, Michael C. Donaldson, David Frohnmayer, Negotiating For Dummies, Published by For Dummies, page 169 [1]
      Even when you are making your final offer, presenting the deal as a "take it or leave it" proposition is a mistake.
  2. (idiomatic) Denoting that one does not care about or is unexcited for something.
    When it comes to eating steak, I could take it or leave it.


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