no such thing


used to say that a particular person, object, etc., does not really exist
A perfect person? There's no such thing.
often + as
There is no such thing as a unicorn.
used to say that one did not say or do something that someone believes or says one did
"He said that you're not going with us." "I said no such thing."

Examples of no such thing in a Sentence

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“No such thing.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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