diddly-squat

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diddly-squat

Nothing; anything at all (when used in negative statements). I have to admit that I know diddly-squat when it comes to computers. Unless you give me something in writing, that promise isn't worth diddly-squat.

diddly-squat

and (doodly-)squat (ˈdɪdliskwɑt and ˈdudliskwɑt)
n. nothing. (Folksy. Originally black or southern.) This contract isn’t worth diddly-squat.
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By contrast the British government did diddly squat, leaving millions of British VW owners with faulty vehicles which they had bought in good faith as being clean, efficient cars.
So while firefighters and nurses and you and I have to declare every penny or we end up in Her Majesty's clink, the Queen can technically pay what amounts to diddly squat.
Absolutely diddly squat to do with the night's theme, nonetheless this Alexander Wang catsuit is made for a body like that of the Victoria's Secret model.
Fury is often described as "something of an enigma", which might be a posh way of saying that he is a very odd chap indeed, who is prone to bouts of strange behaviour and even stranger comments on things he obviously knows diddly squat about.
France look better than their opponents in just about every department, but the way recent results have been going, that counts for pretty much diddly squat.
France look befa m 1 better than their opponents in just about every department, but the way recent results have been going, that counts for pretty much diddly squat.
I'm so glad I only have to do it once" Veteran actress Miriam Margolyes "The Prime Minister asked the EU for reform and got two-thirds of diddly squat.
I don't know any other way to be" Actress and singer Myleene Klass, above "One of the reasons why a pretty dreadful Conservative Government is getting away with things at the moment is because they have the most shambolic and ineffective official opposition in living memory under Jeremy Corbyn" Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron "The Prime Minister asked the EU for reform and got two-thirds of diddly squat.
Traceyann Banks said: "It means diddly squat if the parents are letting their kids eat junk food.
The events on the pitch mean diddly squat compared to a fan being taken to hospital.
Housing starts will improve in 2012," he wrote in his annual outlook, "but a small gain from a starting point of diddly squat leaves you only marginally above diddly squat.
The history of the 20th century indicates that the US is moving toward a system of war powers in which the president does whatever he (so far) wants, and neither the legislative nor the judicial branch can do diddly squat about it.
mentions that she once discovered via the countyAAEs online grading system that her middle school-age son AohadnAAEt done diddly squat in his history class.
Yes, a male escort agency and before you say my friends are right, Maureen knows diddly squat about business, I am aware agencies do exist where lone females can hire a chap to partner them in social situations.
You can shoot a perfect score, and the next day go out and you aren't diddly squat.