any way, shape, or form


any way, shape, or form
(in) any way, shape, or form in any way at all.

I have never been involved in any way, shape, or form with criminal activities.

(often negative)

New idioms dictionary. 2014.

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  • in any way, shape, or form — see ↑way, 1 • • • Main Entry: ↑form in any way, shape, or form : under any circumstances or conditions That behavior is not acceptable in any way, shape, or form. [=is not at all acceptable] That is not in any way, shape, or form an acceptable or …   Useful english dictionary

  • in any way, shape, or form — in any possible manner or under any conditions. Neither Bill nor Ann is prepared for this in any way, shape, or form. Usage notes: often used in the form not in any way, shape, or form: The new principal said that she would not in any way, shape …   New idioms dictionary

  • in any way, shape, or form — in any shape or form or in any way, shape, or form in any way at all This is not a criticism in any way, shape, or form …   English dictionary

  • in any way, shape, or form — (in) any way, shape, or form in any way at all. I have never been involved in any way, shape, or form with criminal activities. (often negative) …   New idioms dictionary

  • not in any way, shape, or form — in no/not in any/way, shape, or form phrase used for emphasizing that something is not true or possible He is not in any way, shape, or form trying to escape his responsibility. Thesaurus: ways of emphasizing that something is not true or… …   Useful english dictionary

  • in any (way,) shape or form — in ˈany (way,) shape or form idiom (informal) of any type • I don t approve of violence in any shape or form. Main entry: ↑shapeidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • in any way, shape or form — in any way, at all, in the least    Winning the award didn t affect her in any way, shape or form. She hasn t changed at all …   English idioms

  • in any way, shape, or form — adverb In any way at all; whatsoever …   Wiktionary

  • way, shape, or form —     Some people may be amused by that kind of behavior, but I dont like it in any way, shape, or form (ClevelandPlain Dealer). Choose any one but only one, please …   Dictionary of troublesome word

  • in no way, shape, or form — in no/not in any/way, shape, or form phrase used for emphasizing that something is not true or possible He is not in any way, shape, or form trying to escape his responsibility. Thesaurus: ways of emphasizing that something is not true or… …   Useful english dictionary