Nothing doing!


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Nothing doing!

Inf. I will not permit it!; I will not participate in it! John: Can I put this box in your suitcase? Bill: Nothing doing! It's too heavy now. Sue: We decided that you should drive us to the airport. Do you mind? Jane: Nothing doing! I've got work to do.
See also: nothing

Nothing doing!

exclam. No!; I refused to do it! Me, go to the opera? Nothing doing!
See also: nothing