What does give no quarter mean?

 

Idiom Meaning:

show no mercy

 

Examples of this Idiom in Movies & TV Shows:

 

300: Rise of an Empire (2014)

Time of Scene: ~01:21:50

Artemisia: Today the last Greek ships will be destroyed. Show them no mercy. Give them no quarter. Today we will dance across the backs of dead Greeks. Today we deliver submission. Today I want to feel Themistokles’ throat beneath my boots.

 

A Shot in the Dark (1964)

Time of Scene: ~01:06:20

Clouseau: Now to set the trap, catch the killer and prove to the world that Maria Gambrelli is innocent of murder. We must accelerate out training program. You must learn to attack me whenever and wherever I least expect it. And you, you must give no quarter.

 

Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End (2007)

Time of Scene: ~00:08:00

Officer: We have a favorable wind, sir.

Lord Cutler Beckett: Oh, so we do. Signal Jones to give no quarter. That should brighten his day.

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