for nothing


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for nothing

for no reason They didn't call him a big gorilla for nothing.
Opposite of: not for nothing
See also: nothing

for nothing

1. Free of charge.
2. To no avail: all that trouble for nothing.
3. For no reason: fired him for nothing.
See also: nothing
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Between her legs lies nothing but zero, the sign for nothing, that only becomes something when the male principle fills it with meaning.
If they're going to risk losing free agents on their team that have some type of value to them for nothing .
As for nothing to do out here, there is also `nothing' to do in the San Fernando Valley.