One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
(especially with reference to behavior) refuse to accept (something)‘Danny offered to wait below, but Peter would have none of it’
- ‘And the Bangalorean knows it and has decided he will have none of it.’
- ‘All the members of the family plead with her to give the marriage a last chance but she will have none of it.’
- ‘However, the geocentrists will have none of it, insisting that language and usage must conform to their standards.’
- ‘She will have none of it, she refuses to bow to the lowest instincts of people who are rotten to start with.’
- ‘As for the fabled influence of women on men, Mrs. Woolf will have none of it.’
- ‘Yet Brewer regards this as a nostalgic reverie and will have none of it.’
- ‘Patterson is itching to make his comeback, but the media will have none of it, for now.’
- ‘But when I suggest that might infect the music for some, he will have none of it.’
- ‘Perhaps that is why others in similar straits will have none of it.’
- ‘I try to entice him with the biggest hedge maze in the world and a seal sanctuary but he will have none of it.’
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