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nothing British & World English

Not anything; no single thing

nothing English Thesaurus

there's nothing I can do about it

there is little to choose between British & World English

There is little or no difference between

do something for British & World English

Enhance (or detract from) the appearance or quality of

little short of British & World English

Almost (or equal to); little (or nothing) less than

have something to show for British & World English

Have a (or no) visible result of (one’s work or experience)

do-nothing British & World English

Taking no action; doing nothing

for nothing British & World English

At no cost; without payment

no nothing British & World English

(Concluding a list of negatives) nothing at all

know-nothing British & World English

An ignorant person

nothing doing British & World English

There is no prospect of success or agreement

nothing much British & World English

Not a great amount; nothing of importance

nothing daunted British & World English

Without having been made fearful or apprehensive

all-or-nothing British & World English

Having no middle position or compromise available

apropos of nothing British & World English

Having no relevance to any previous discussion or situation

come to nothing British & World English

Have no significant or successful result in the end

good-for-nothing British & World English

(Of a person) lazy and feckless

have nothing on British & World English

Be not nearly as good as

not for nothing British & World English

For a very good reason

nothing less than British & World English

Used to emphasize how great or extreme something is

stick at nothing British & World English

Allow nothing to deter one from achieving one’s aim, however wrong or dishonest

stop at nothing British & World English

Be utterly ruthless or determined in one’s attempt to achieve something

think nothing of British & World English

Consider (an activity others regard as unusual, wrong, or difficult) as straightforward or normal

good-for-nothing English Thesaurus

a good-for-nothing layabout

good-for-nothing New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

(hyphens as noun and attributive adjective; three words in e.g. he was good for nothing except …)

avail someone nothing British & World English

(Of an action) be of no help at all to someone

nothing of the kind British & World English

Not at all like the thing in question

have nothing to lose British & World English

Be in a situation that is so bad that even if an action is unsuccessful it cannot make it any worse

think nothing of it British & World English

Do not apologize or feel bound to show gratitude (used as a polite response)

nothing of the sort British & World English

Used as an emphatic way of denying permission or refuting an earlier statement

nothing ventured, nothing gained British & World English

You can’t expect to achieve anything if you never take any risks

be nothing to do with British & World English

Be no business or concern of

there is nothing to it British & World English

There is no difficulty involved

be on a hiding to nothing British & World English

Be unlikely to succeed, or be unlikely to gain much advantage if one does

you ain't seen nothing yet British & World English

Used to indicate that however extreme or impressive something may seem, it will be overshadowed by what is to come

nothing succeeds like success British & World English

Success leads to opportunities for further and greater successes

go for British & World English

Finally have a specified negative result

have nothing in have nothing on British & World English

Know nothing (or something) discreditable or incriminating about

want British & World English

Lack something desirable or essential

be nothing to write home about British & World English

Be very mediocre or unexceptional


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