Today’s lesson of colloquial expression
616. to pull no punches 手加減しない
- this means that you will not hold back or be merciful, such as in a criticism or actual fight
1. The magazine is famous for interviews with celebrities that pull no punches in discussing their pasts.
2. The editor promised to give our restaurant a write-up, but he said he won’t pull any punches so we have to make his dining experience the best we can make it.