here goes nothing

Definition of here goes nothing

chiefly US, informal

  1. —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

hereplay
  1. :  in or at this place

    :  now

    :  in an arbitrary location

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

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

  1. :  this place

goes
  1. : present tense third-person singular ofgo

    : plural ofgo

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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