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nothing

(Void), noun blank, clean slate, emptiness, empty feeling, empty space, inanity, nothingness, vacuity, vacuum
Associated concepts: nothing but the truth, nothing to hide

nothing

(Zero), noun naught, nil, none, not one iota, nothing at all, nothing whatever
See also: blank, nonentity, nullity
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com/birminghammail Post: Birmingham Mail, Floor 6, Fort Dunlop, Fort Parkway, B24 9FF Most of my age group worked for next to nothing after the war years to build up England again.
Given today's low-interest rate environment with deposits yielding next to nothing, we have seen investors flock fixed income funds as an alternative," Usman Ali Ahmad, head of fixed income, Emirates NBD Asset Management, told Gulf News.
Browndo9 He looked very good last time, but to back him in Germany takes courage given that we know next to nothing about most of the other runners.
If that state of affairs is unchanged, one could walk into certain schools tomorrow and, even after a year''s work, one would find class after class which have been taught next to nothing, have next to nothing in their exercise books and know next to nothing.
But the money he has spent adds up to quite a tidy sum, compared to the likes of Kenny Jackett at Millwall, who has spent next to nothing.
About 25 per cent of those over 55 believed that their chances of acquiring an STI from unprotected sex were next to nothing, compared to 13 per cent of those aged 18-24.
Peter Farrier, defending, said Ward was under stress because he was making next to nothing due to his business not doing well and that he and his wife had now split up.
seems to weigh next to nothing but is there, its fit perfect in the bare
The Trotters created next to nothing and Megson's decision to splash out a club record pounds 8.
Carbon fibre chair: This was made by Dutch designer Marcel Wanders and it weighs next to nothing.
Seeds cost next to nothing, children love playing with soil, there isn't much tending afterwards and best of all you'll have a gorgeous patch of colourful plants that can be left to grow wild.