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it is/was nothing

informal
used to tell someone not to worry about, or place special value on, what you are doing or have done: "You seem very upset." "No, no, it's nothing - I'm OK." "It was so nice of you to look after the baby all day." "Oh, it was nothing, I enjoyed it."
Translations of “it is/was nothing”
in Chinese (Traditional) 別擔心, 沒甚麼要緊的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 别担心, 没什么要紧的…
(Definition of it is/was nothing from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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