Translation of "nothing" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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uk /ˈnʌθ.ɪŋ/ us /ˈnʌθ.ɪŋ/

A2 not anything

There's nothing in the drawer - I took everything out. 抽屉里什么也没有——我把所有东西都拿出去了。
Nothing I could say would cheer her up. 无论我说什么也没办法让她振作起来。
I have nothing new to tell you. 我没有什么新消息要告诉你。
There's nothing else (= no other thing) we can do to help. 我们帮不上什么别的忙。
There's nothing much (= not very much) to do in our town. 在我们村里没有太多事情可做。
The story was nothing but (= only) lies. 这种说法纯属谎言。
US The score is Yankees three, Red Sox nothing (= no points). 扬基队得3分,红袜队为0分。
be/have nothing to do with sb

B2 to be a matter or subject that someone has no good reason to know about or be involved with

I wish he wouldn't offer advice on my marriage - it's nothing to do with him. 我希望他别对我的婚姻说三道四——这不关他的事。
be/have nothing to do with sb/sth

B2 to have no connection or influence with someone or something

We are nothing to do with the firm that has the offices next door. 我们与办公室在隔壁的公司毫无关系。
In the evening he likes to read books and articles that have nothing to do with his work. 晚上,他喜欢读些与工作无关的书和文章。
be/mean nothing

to have no importance or value

Money means nothing to him. 钱对他来说毫无价值。
for nothing

free or without paying

I got this painting for nothing from a friend. 我是从一位朋友那儿得到这幅画的,分文未花。

B2 with no good result or for no purpose

He queued for two hours and (all) for nothing - there were no seats left. 他白白排了两个小时的队——座位已满。
Let us make sure that these brave men and women did not die for nothing. 我们绝不会让这些勇士们白白牺牲。
nothing on

no clothes on your body

She sleeps with nothing on. 她裸睡。
I couldn't come to the door - I had nothing on! 我不能去开门——我什么都没穿!

no arrangements for a stated period

I checked my calendar and I have nothing on on Tuesday afternoon. 我刚看了她的日程簿,她星期二下午没有安排。
There's nothing on next Friday - we could have the meeting then. 下周五没什么安排——我们可以在那个时候开会。

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uk /ˈnʌθ.ɪŋ/ us /ˈnʌθ.ɪŋ/

in no way

mainly UK He had two letters of refusal but, nothing daunted (= not discouraged), he tried again. 他收到两封拒绝信后并没有气馁,而是再接再厉。

nothingnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈnʌθ.ɪŋ/ us /ˈnʌθ.ɪŋ/ informal

someone of no value or importance

He's a nothing, a low-down, useless nobody. 他是个微不足道的小人物,身份低微,一无是处。

(Translation of “nothing” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)