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Pronunciation: /ˈnʌθɪŋ/

Translation of nothing in Spanish:


  • 1 nada nothing has changed nada ha cambiado he gave us nothing no nos dio nada she said nothing to me a mí no me dijo nada she said nothing else no dijo nada más we achieved absolutely nothing no logramos absolutamente nada you're hurt — it's nothing te has hecho daño — no es nada it's soup or nothing, I'm afraid lo siento, pero hay sopa o nada it's better than nothing, I suppose hombre, peor es nada I thought a clerk's job was better than nothing pensé que trabajar de oficinista era mejor que nada there's nothing worse no hay nada peor there's nothing to eat no hay nada de comer I have nothing more to say no tengo nada más que decir there's nothing we can do no podemos hacer nada there's really nothing of the genius about him en realidad no tiene nada de genio nothing doing! ¡de eso nada! there's nothing for it no hay más remedio there was nothing for it but to trust them no había más remedio que confiar en ellos there's nothing in it there's nothing in it, they're just friends no hay nada entre ellos, son solo amigos there's nothing in it as they come around the final bend van muy igualados al llegar a la curva final this one may cost a bit more but there's nothing in it really puede que este cueste algo más pero la diferencia es mínima there's nothing to it (it's easy) es muy fácil, no tiene ningún secreto (it's groundless) no es cierto
    Example sentences
    • Don't worry though - if you haven't done anything wrong you've nothing to fear.
    • I could find nothing wrong in anything that John Howard said in his speech today.
    • Those people who discard anything unwanted at their feet may see nothing wrong or offensive about their behaviour.
  • 2 (in phrases/en locuciones) for nothing she gave it to me for nothing me lo dio gratis it was all for nothing todo fue en vano I'd been worrying constantly: all for nothing tanto preocuparme para nada all her precautions went for nothing todas sus precauciones fueron en vano not for nothing was he called Ivan the Terrible no en vano or no por nada se le llamaba Iván el Terrible if nothing else al menos, por lo menos nothing but he reads nothing but science fiction no lee más que ciencia ficción I've heard nothing but good about her todo lo que me han dicho de ella ha sido bueno she's caused nothing but trouble no ha causado (nada) más que problemas he's nothing but a pompous old fool no es más que un pedante imbécil nothing if not he's nothing if not reliable es totalmente de fiar they treated us nothing if not fairly nos trataron con total justicia nothing less than it's nothing less than scandalous/a disgrace es verdaderamente escandaloso/una verdadera vergüenza nothing like there's nothing like a shower to freshen you up no hay (nada) como una ducha para refrescarse there's nothing like it es lo mejor que hay she's nothing like her mother no se parece en nada a su madre I'm sure it cost her nothing like $500 estoy seguro de que no le costó 500 dólares ni mucho menos nothing more than it's nothing more than a scratch no es más que un rasguño nothing much nothing much happened no pasó gran cosa there was nothing much I could say no pude decir gran cosa nothing short of the idea's nothing short of absurd la idea cae de lleno en lo absurdo the consequences would be nothing short of disastrous las consecuencias no serían ni más ni menos que desastrosas


  • 2 (worthless thing, person) in his eyes I'm a nothing para él soy un cero a la izquierda this is a mere nothing to what they spend on food and drink esto no es nada comparado con lo que gastan en comida y bebida to whisper sweet nothings susurrar palabras de amor he whispered sweet nothings in her ear le susurraba palabras de amor al oído

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