here goes nothing

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of here goes nothing

chiefly US, informal
used when one is about to try doing something new, difficult, or unpleasant
  • I've never skied before, so here goes nothing.

Word by Word Definitions

here play
  1. : in or at this place

  2. : now

  3. : in an arbitrary location

  1. used for emphasis especially after a demonstrative pronoun or after a noun modified by a demonstrative adjective

  2. used for emphasis after a demonstrative adjective but before the noun modified

  1. : this place

goes
  1. : present tense third-person singular of go

  2. : plural of go

nothing play
  1. : not any thing : no thing

  2. : no part

  3. : one of no interest, value, or consequence

  1. : not at all : in no degree

  1. : something that does not exist

  2. : the absence of all magnitude or quantity

  3. : nothingness, nonexistence

  1. : of no account : worthless


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