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Japanese translation of “nothing”

nothing

pronoun
 
/ˈnʌθ·ɪŋ/
A2 not anything
何も~ない
There was nothing in her suitcase. He said he did nothing wrong.
B1 not something important or valuable
何でもないこと
She was crying about nothing.
for nothing without a successful result
むだに
I came all this way for nothing.
have nothing to do with someone/something to not involve or affect someone or something
(人、物、事)と何の関係もない
He made his own decision – I had nothing to do with it. I wish he wouldn’t give advice on my marriage – it has nothing to do with him (= he should not interfere).
there’s nothing for it used to emphasize you will have to do a particular thing to solve a problem
~するより仕方ない
There’s nothing for it but to get some extra help.
there’s nothing to it used to say something is very easy
どうってことない
Windsurfing is easy – there’s nothing to it.
(Definition of nothing from the Cambridge English-Japanese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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