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without further ado

Also,without more ado. Without more work, ceremony, or fuss. For example, Without further ado they adjourned the meeting and went home, or And now, without more ado, here is our speaker of the day. This idiom has one of the few surviving uses of the noun ado, meaning “what is being done.” (Another is much ado about nothing) [ Late 1300s ]
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  • This explanation is so common that many persons accept it without further ado, as being the correct explanation of the facts.

  • without further ado, therefore, they set about preserving the meat.

    The Plant Hunters Mayne Reid
  • Oliver shrugged his shoulders, and without further ado, sat down to write letters.

    Twos and Threes G. B. Stern
  • "Yes'm," returned the child, and ate them without further ado.

    Jewel Clara Louise Burnham
  • without further ado, Paul Jones sprang nimbly down into the boat.

    The Story of John Paul Jones Chelsea Curtis Fraser

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