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no strings attached

Without conditions or restrictions, as in They give each of the children $10,000 a year with no strings attached. This expression dates from the mid-1900s, although string in the sense of “a limitation” has been used since the late 1800s.

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Related Words for no strings attached

sheer, full, unqualified, complete, unadulterated, simple, unlimited, outright, pure, infinite, utter, unconditional, unambiguous, straightforward, categorical, clear-cut, apparent, explicit, indisputable, obvious