good for nothing


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good for nothing

Entirely without value; of no use whatsoever. (Hyphenated if used as a modifier before a noun.) This junky old computer my dad gave me is good for nothing! That good-for-nothing son of mine has been doing nothing but lying on the couch for the past two months!
See also: good, nothing
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It is good for nothing to sing, "Lord, we lift your name on high.
Immeasurably small on a global basis, and good for nothing but US, German and Danish windpower firms.
A cucumber should be well sliced, and dressed with pepper and vinegar, and then thrown out as good for nothing.
Good for nothing tramps--temporary pleasure is all they provide.
But it's good for nothing, and it ought to be abandoned.
Hafiz Naeem said that privatization is good for nothing and is not a solution to any problem of any institution.
According to the pal, he was afraid that one day the singer would see him as a good for nothing guy and chuck him out of her life.
They raised slogans against government terming them good for nothing.
Kareena is a model-cum-doctor who thinks men are good for nothing.
In the former category the Honour List book is Good for Nothing by Michel Noel (Groundwood Books); compilation of three books translated by Shelley Tanaka.
And that it's run by a political elite who wouldn't get a job anywhere else on the basis that they're good for nothing.
I have the impression that some people compare Switzerland to the Faroe Islands and that we are considered good for nothing.
We can simply sell a few good for nothing players at the end of the season.
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