Idiom: by no means / not by any means
— By no means am I going to my ex-boyfriend’s wedding—why did he invite me?
— It will by no means be a difficult hike. The road is flat and we will stop many times along the way to view the scenery.
— Ugh! I was just being polite! By no means was I flirting with him.
— By no means would we share your medical information with anyone. Don't worry.
— I'm mortified. By no means did I intend to insult your mother!
— By no means are you going to the movies tonight if you haven't finished your homework.
— You really shouldn't hike alone in the rain forest by any means. It's too risky.
— I told my daughter we wouldn't tolerate her teasing other kids at school by any means.
— We're not having marital problems by any means! Who told you that?
— By no means would I want to insult your mother! I'm so sorry I hurt her feelings.
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