Translation of "nothing" - English-Italian dictionary


pronoun uk /ˈnʌθ·ɪŋ/

A2 not anything

There was nothing in her suitcase.
He said he did nothing wrong.

B1 not something important or valuable

She was crying about nothing.
for nothing

without a successful result

per niente
I came all this way for nothing.
have nothing to do with someone/something

to not involve or affect someone or something

non aver niente a che fare con qualcuno/qualcosa
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

non c’è altro da fare
There’s nothing for it but to get some extra help.
there’s nothing to it

used to say something is very easy

non ci vuole niente (a farlo), roba da niente, roba da ridere
Windsurfing is easy – there’s nothing to it.

(Translation of “nothing” from the Cambridge English–Italian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)