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nothing for it

Definition of nothing for it

British old-fashioned

  1. :  no other choice <By the time we discovered the mistake, there was nothing for it but to start over.>



Word by Word Definitions

nothingplay
  1. :  not any thing :  no thing

    :  no part

    :  one of no interest, value, or consequence

  1. :  not at all :  in no degree

  1. :  something that does not exist

    :  the absence of all magnitude or quantity

    :  zero

  1. :  of no account :  worthless


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