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here goes nothing
I'm going to attempt this, even though I doubt that I'll be successful, do well, or enjoy it. Often used somewhat ironically, in a way that indicates optimism despite the possibility of failure. "Here goes nothing," he muttered, as he began the final exam. My rocket is ready for launch! Here goes nothing!
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Here goes nothing.
Inf. I am beginning to do something that will fail or be poorly done. Sally stood on the diving board and said, "Here goes nothing." As Ann walked onto the stage, she whispered, "Here goes nothing."
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
ˌhere goes ˈnothing(American English) said before you begin to do something that you do not think will be successful: ‘Well, here goes nothing!’ she said, getting ready to jump.
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