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by fair means or foul

If you try to achieve something by fair means or foul, you use any method you can to achieve it, even if it is not honest or fair.
Translations of “by fair means or foul”
in Chinese (Traditional) 不擇手段…
in Chinese (Simplified) 不择手段…
(Definition of by fair means or foul from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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