|Not take no for an answer: Not accept a refusal, be persistent in demanding something. Refuse to accept that somebody does not want something, will not do something. If someone won’t take no for an answer, they do not accept that someone has refused what they have asked for. As in I want you to show me the statements and I won’t take no for an answer.
中文释义：Not take no for an answer的意思是：不会回答不字，不容拒绝，不可否认。这个短语最早记载于1930年的《我的早年生活》，温斯顿·丘吉尔在当中写到“Don’t take no for an answer, never submit to failure.”引申义是不会善罢甘休。例句：Yes , but he won’t take no for an answer.（是啊，但是他并没有就此罢休。）