Translation of "nothing" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


pronoun uk us /ˈnʌθ.ɪŋ/

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 village. 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/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 which have/are 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 is nothing to him. 钱对他来说毫无价值。
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. 我希望他别对我的婚姻说三道四——这不关他的事。
for nothing

free or without paying

I got this picture for nothing from a friend. 我是从一位朋友那儿得到这幅画的,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. 他白白排了两个小时的队——座位已满。
Let us make sure that these brave men 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've looked in her diary and she has 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 hold the meeting then. 下周五没什么安排——我们可以在那个时候开会。

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