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nothing

pronoun  us   /ˈnʌθ·ɪŋ/
not anything: There’s nothing in the drawer – I took everything out. Money means nothing to him (= is not important). The score is Yankees three, Red Sox nothing (= no points). The story was nothing but (= only) lies.nothing to If something is nothing to someone, it has little meaning or value to that person: Losing a thousand bucks is nothing to him.nothing to do with To have nothing to do with someone or something is to not be involved with that person or thing: That has nothing to do with me. People say something is nothing as a polite answer when they are thanked: “Thanks for the tickets.” “Oh, it’s nothing.”
Translations of “nothing”
in Arabic لا شَيء…
in Korean 아무것도, 사소한 것…
in Malaysian tiada apa…
in French rien…
in Turkish hiçbir şey, hiçbir, solda sıfır…
in Italian niente…
in Chinese (Traditional) 沒有東西, 沒有事情…
in Russian ничего, пустяк, мелочь…
in Polish nic…
in Vietnamese không có gì…
in Spanish nada…
in Portuguese nada…
in Thai ไม่มีอะไร…
in German nichts…
in Catalan res…
in Japanese 何も~ない, 何でもないこと…
in Indonesian tidak ada apa-apa…
in Chinese (Simplified) 没有东西, 没有事情…
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