have nothing to do with

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have nothing to do with someone or something

 and not have anything to do with someone or something
to prefer not to associate or be associated with someone or something. I don't like Mike so I won't have anything to do with the books he writes. Bob will have nothing to do with Mary since she quit her job.
See also: have, nothing

have nothing to do with somebody/something

to not involve someone or something This argument has nothing to do with me. Most of the provisions of the new law have nothing to do with terrorism. She's from a small town, but that has nothing to do with it, I think.
See also: have, nothing

have nothing to do with

Also, not have anything to do with.
1. Be irrelevant, be unrelated, as in Their visit has nothing to do with the holiday. [Early 1600s]
2. Avoid, as in Dad insisted that we have nothing to do with the neighbors, or I won't have anything to do with people who act like that . [Early 1600s] Also see have to do with.
See also: have, nothing
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