Examples of nil in a Sentence
They took a 2 to nil lead in the second half of the game.
the difference in the audio performance of those two CD players is nil
Recent Examples of nil from the Web
Zero-zero, or nil-nil, as soccer aficionados like to say.
Unlike products such as flour, lettuce’s shelf life is short: Opportunities to test the offending crop range from limited to nil.
Part of the reason for that is because increased vehicular traffic on the highway has reduced foot traffic to nil.
The decline in air crashes over the past decade to nil is mostly the result of better training and oversight of pilots and air traffic controllers and improvements made by jet and engine manufacturers.
But certainly when public water money doesn’t even require those private water businesses to use it for, well, community water systems, then the chances those systems will improve is close to nil.
The deterrent effect of this penalty will be close to nil.
Less than two minutes later Forestell used some fancy footwork to weave through the defense and score her first of two goals to put Mobile ahead four-nil.
The senior tallied her first goal of the season with a beautiful header into the top right corner to give Mobile a one-nil advantage.
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NIL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of nil for English Language Learners
: none at all
: a score of zero
NIL Defined for Kids
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