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not mean diddly

To not mean or be worth anything at all. I don't understand the first thing about computers, so these instructions don't mean diddly to me. Unless you give me something in writing, a promise of a pay raise doesn't mean diddly.
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not mean diddly

AMERICAN, INFORMAL
If something does not mean diddly, it is completely unimportant. I have been playing this game for a long time and I know that one shot doesn't mean diddly.
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Our pelleting technology is critical, but it doesn't mean diddly unless you are starting with great hops.
That announcement and a million Zimbabwean dollars might buy a cup of coffee in Harare, but it doesn't mean diddly in Washington, D.
They quickly realize that if everyone receives a gold star, a gold star doesn't mean diddly squat.
20 editorial ``Fortress of Folly'' was laudable - but doesn't mean diddly squat.
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