Don’t worry that a thing will or won’t occur, be confident, as in I’ll get there, never fear. This phrase was used by Christopher Marlowe in Doctor Faustus (c. 1590): “’Tis but a surfeit; never fear, man.”
- Never give a sucker an even break
Don’t hesitate to take advantage of a fool. Note: This saying served as the title for one of the films of the comedian W. C. Fields. Don’t allow a person who’s easily duped a fair chance, as in He’s always trying to give out expired coupons for his store, firmly believing in never giving a […]
- Never hear the end of
Be incessantly reminded of, as in If you do not send a wedding present to them you will never hear the end of it from your mother.
[nev-er-land] /ˈnɛv ərˌlænd/ noun 1. .
[nev-er-mahynd, nev-er-mahynd] /ˌnɛv ərˈmaɪnd, ˈnɛv ərˌmaɪnd/ noun, Older Use. 1. attention; heed; notice (usually used in negative constructions): Pay him no nevermind. 2. business; affair; responsibility (usually used in negative constructions): It’s no nevermind of yours. n. also never-mind “difference, matter for attention,” 1935, American English, from verbal expression never mind “forget it,” originally never […]