be nothing to do with (someone or something)

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be nothing to do with (someone or something)

1. To be unrelated or irrelevant to someone or something. This lecture is nothing to do with your grades—I'm unhappy with your attitude lately.
2. To avoid someone or something. Oh, I'm nothing to do with him anymore, not since our fight.
See also: nothing

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

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

be/have nothing to ˈdo with somebody/something


1 have no connection with somebody/something: Wynne-Williams plc is nothing to do with Owen Wynne-Williams. It’s a completely different company.Go away! It’s got nothing to do with you (= you have no right to know about it).
2 avoid or refuse contact with somebody/something: I want nothing to do with your schemes.She will have absolutely nothing to do with that organization. She doesn’t approve of it.
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It seems that what is happening in City Hall, Albany or especially Washington has nothing to do with our everyday life.
One diet book I found contained a huge bibliography, but upon inspection it became obvious that this was the old high-school trick of slapping a thick bibliography onto a text to make it look heavily researched when actually the bibliography has nothing to do with what's written.
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Even on the STAR test, much of the material has nothing to do with what is supposed to be taught in our classrooms.
Lollygagging has nothing to do with the modern Saturday.
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