Refuse to tolerate stupidity, as in Chris can be intimidating at these meetings; she does not suffer fools gladly. This expression comes from the New Testament (II Corinthians 11:19), where Paul sarcastically says, “For ye suffer fools gladly, seeing ye yourselves are wise.” [ c. 1600 ]
- Not take no for answer
see: take no for an answer
[not-uh-wey] /ˈnɒt əˌweɪ/ noun 1. a river in SW Quebec, Canada, flowing NW to James Bay. 140 miles (225 km) long.
- Not the half of it
see: half of it
- Not the only fish in the sea
Also, lots or plenty of good fish in the sea; not the only pebble on the beach. Plenty of other suitable persons, especially for a romantic relationship. For example, When Bob walked out on Sally, all we could tell her was that he was not the only fish in the sea, or Bill knew she […]