Wrestle this one out

Garner's Usage Tip of the Day recently explained the origin of the phrase no holds barred:

The metaphor comes from wrestling: in some matches, no wrestling holds are illegal. When used as a phrasal adjective, of course, it is hyphenated {a no-holds-barred matchup}.

Not that I ever saw myself as a wrestler, but if I were, I definitely wouldn't want to wrestle no holds barred. Sounds potentially painful, in a soprano-creating kind of way.

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