Translation of "nothing" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary


pronoun uk us /ˈnʌθ.ɪŋ/

not anything

There's nothing in the drawer - I took everything out. 抽屜裡甚麼也沒有——我把所有東西都拿出去了。
Nothing I could say would cheer her up. 無論我說甚麼,也沒辦法令她振作起來。
I have nothing new to tell you. 我沒有甚麼新消息要告訴你。
There's nothing else (= no other thing) we can do to help. 我們幫不上甚麼別的忙。
There's nothing much (= not very much) to do in our village. 在我們村裡沒有太多事情可做。
The story was nothing but (= only) lies. 這種說法純屬謊言。
US The score is Yankees three, Red Sox nothing (= no points). 揚基隊得3分,紅襪隊為0分。
be/have nothing to do with sb/sth

to have no connection or influence with someone or something

We are nothing to do with the firm which has the offices next door. 我們與辦公室在隔壁的公司毫無關係。
In the evening he likes to read books and articles which have/are nothing to do with his work. 晚上,他喜歡讀些與工作無關的書和文章。
be/mean nothing

to have no importance or value

Money is nothing to him. 錢對他來說毫無價值。
be/have nothing to do with sb

to be a matter or subject which 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. 我希望他別對我的婚姻說三道四——這不關他的事。
for nothing

free or without paying

I got this picture for nothing from a friend. 我是從一位朋友那裡得到這幅畫,分文未花。

with no good result or for no purpose

He queued for two hours and (all) for nothing - there were no seats left. 他白白排了兩個小時的隊——座位已滿。
Let us make sure that these brave men did not die for nothing. 我們絕不會讓這些勇士們白白犧牲。
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! 我不能去開門——我甚麼都沒穿!

no arrangements for a stated period

I've looked in her diary and she has nothing on on Tuesday afternoon. 我剛看了她的日程簿,她星期二下午沒有安排。
There's nothing on next Friday - we could hold the meeting then. 下週五沒甚麼安排——我們可以在那個時候開會。

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