take it or leave it

Idiom

take it or leave it

Definition

Used to express that an offer or situation is final and cannot be changed

Examples

I’m offering you $10,000 for the car. Take it or leave it.

I’m not going to negotiate with you any further. That’s my final offer, take it or leave it.

This is the deal I’m offering. Take it or leave it.

Origin

This expression is believed to have originated in the United States in the mid-1800s.

FAQs

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What does ‘take it or leave it’ mean?

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It means that the offer or situation is final and cannot be changed.

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Where did this expression originate?

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This expression is believed to have originated in the United States in the mid-1800s.