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Translation of "nothing" - English-Russian dictionary

nothing

pronoun     /ˈnʌθɪŋ/
NOT ANYTHING
A2 not anything ничего I've had nothing to eat since breakfast. He claimed that he did nothing wrong. He had nothing in his pockets. There was nothing else (= no other thing) I could do to help. She did nothing but criticize (= criticized a lot).Something, anything, nothing, and everything
NOT IMPORTANT
B1 not something important or of value пустяк, мелочь He's a dangerous person - human life means nothing to him. A thousand pounds is nothing to a woman of her wealth.Costing or worth little or no money
for nothing
without a successful result зря, напрасно I've come all this way for nothing.Useless and futileFailing and doing badly
be nothing to do with sb
B2 If something is or has nothing to do with you, you have no good reason to know about it or be involved with it. не касаться кого-либо I wish he wouldn't offer advice on my marriage - it's nothing to do with him.Something, anything, nothing, and everything
have nothing to do with sb/sth
B2 to have no connection or influence with someone or something не иметь никакого отношения к кому-либо/чему-либо He made his own decision - I had nothing to do with it.Of little or less importance
to say nothing of sth
used to emphasize other problems you have not talked about не говоря уже о чем-либо Most wild otters have disappeared from populated areas, to say nothing of wilderness areas.Stressing and emphasizing
nothing of the sort
used to emphasize that something is not true ничего подобного He said that he was a legitimate businessman - in fact, he was nothing of the sort.Intensifying expressions
It was nothing.
a polite reply to someone who has thanked you for doing something ничего, пустяки Something, anything, nothing, and everything
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 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…
(Definition of nothing from the Cambridge English-Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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