not for nothing


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not for nothing

for a good reason Not for nothing is New York City called the fashion capital of the world.
Opposite of: for nothing
See also: not, nothing
References in classic literature ?
Not for nothing one face, one character, one fact, makes much impression on him, and another none.
I know all the ins and outs of your affairs now, my dear boy--it's not for nothing that you were so open with Pashenka when you were her prospective son-in-law, and I say all this as a friend.
It is not for nothing that I expended an hour last night in focusing my mind upon the situation.
It is not for nothing that the BJP has placed its hope in Singh.
Not for nothing are Manchester United known as the "Red Devils".
Not for nothing are hedge funds widely viewed as secretive and poorly regulated.
It was not for nothing that Dunham was quoted by Jack Anderson in The New York Times obituary as saying, "The dancing of my group is called anthropology in New Haven, sex in Boston, and in Rome--art
Not for nothing is Rogan known as 'The Entertainer', with two stoppages in his three wins.
It was not for nothing that last year's remake of the 1976 movie The Bad News Bears substituted nonalcoholic beer for the real thing in the movie's final celebratory scene.
It is not for nothing that there is a drawing in Bryce's cycle Mexico, 2002, that, in the style of old Reader's Digest cartoons, advertises land by touting the favorable exchange rate at the time.
Not for nothing is one variety called the kabutomushi (helmet-head beetle) and the other the kuwagata mushi (hoe-head beetle).
Not for nothing is he regarded as the professional's professional.
Not for nothing the Administration let Abu Musab Zarqawi remain on the loose in the lead-up to the Iraq War.
Not for nothing are these Chinese and Japanese-bred imports the British favourites.