amount to nothing

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amount to nothing

To result in no tangible or appreciable difference. Well, all of our efforts amounted to nothing in the end, really: the bank decided to foreclose on us regardless of the money we raised.
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So if we don't GIVE them notice there won't be nobody nor nothing to interfere with us, and so after all our hard work and trouble this escape 'll go off perfectly flat; won't amount to nothing -- won't be nothing TO it.
If there be no penalty annexed to disobedience, the resolutions or commands which pretend to be laws will, in fact, amount to nothing more than advice or recommendation.
So far, the Shiv Sena's political future looks hanging in the balance as it has yet to choose the path to achieve its long-term objectives, which amount to nothing but the rise of Hindutva philosophy as a consensus-based state policy over the other religious and secular beliefs followed in today's India.
Her proposals are far reaching and amount to nothing less than the state redefinition of reality which it expects us to endorse.
Great individual skill is definitely indispensable but if players are not willing to conform to team discipline and a playing system then all that talent will amount to nothing.
NNA - AL SHARQ AL AWSAT: Reform plan and economy on agenda of Mohammad Bin Salman in Paris Vice Crown Prince meets Hollande on Monday AL DIYAR: Repercussions of Aleppo's battle awaited regionally and locally No red carpet, but rather red lines on road to Baabda Palace Mikati replaces Siniora at Hariri's side AL MOUSTAQBAL: Hariri confirms that Badreddine's heroics amount to nothing compared to his role in the crime of February 14 Hariri surprised at Hezbollah's boasting of dependency on Iran He calls for protection of the country from the Iranian calamity ANNAHAR: Horizon of presidential due date blocked Hariri: Nasrallah admits that his party is Iranian par excellence R.
David Cameron has come up with four wishy-washy demands that will amount to nothing useful being gained for the British people.
It's been a pleasure every day at training and playing in this team, but it'll amount to nothing at the end of the season if we don't reach our targets.
Arguing that many procedures amount to nothing more than a placebo, Deyo details how medical intervention actually decreases quality of life for the majority of these patients.
Knee-jerk dismissals of celebs on Kickstarter amount to nothing more than professional jealousy.
Bashir himself has persistently downplayed the magnitude of corruption saying that most of it amount to nothing more than rumors without credible proof.
Johnson admitted he was hugely proud of his team but warned: "It will amount to nothing if we don't do it again here against Ireland.
There have been many cruel jibes and comments against the 34-year-old on social networking sites which I believe are totally uncalled for and amount to nothing short of bullying.
REFORMS to GCSEs and A-levels will amount to nothing more than "houses built on sand" if the government fails to tackle "shocking" failings in the way exams are marked and grades awarded, heads of leading independent schools have warned.
But the hotel scoffed at handing over much of the sought-after documentation, arguing that the defendant's "vague and ambiguous" requests far overreach the law and amount to nothing more than an illegal fishing expedition.