not one iota

not one iota

Not a single, tiny bit; not at all. A: "Are you nervous at all about tonight's fight?" B: "Not one iota. This is what I've been training for." I don't get one iota of gratitude from my children for everything you do to keep them happy and healthy.
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not one iota

not even a tiny bit. I won't give you any at all! Not one iota! I did not get one iota of encouragement from any of those people.
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not one iota

Not even the smallest amount, as in He got not one iota of thanks for his efforts. This usage appeared in slightly different form in the New Testament (Matthew 5:18): "One jot [iota] ... shall in no wise pass from the law till all be fulfilled." (The noun jot comes from the Greek iota.)
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As things stand right now the horse-racing industry is probably the best example of a fully integrated industry where the actual borders matter not one iota. But that's all about to change if a hard Brexit happens.
They were backed by Mr Lansman, one of Mr Corbyn's oldest allies, who accused Mr Williamson of showing "contempt" for the ruling after he tweeted that he had received an "avalanche" of support from Mr Lansman said in response: "This tweet reveals not one iota of contrition nor any acknowledgement of wrongdoing following a further formal warning from the Labour Party for behaviour grossly detrimental to the party.
We head towards the summer not one iota further forward on Brexit, despite time running out, says Tommy Sheppard
Not one iota of responsibility for this mess appears to have occurred to him while he picks his nose in his man shed or lies on a beach.
As for whether the #MeToo allegation played a role in him stepping down, Lang told the Sun-Times, "Not one iota."
Not one iota.The focus should not even be on their talent.
I mean, before, during and after detention, there's not one iota of doubt about that, and I will support Saudi Arabia - that's my country
"You showed not one iota of sympathy or remorse for what you had done."
"Sophie John has shown us not one iota of compassion throughout this process, until today in court.
There is not one iota of truth to this,' Karunadasa told Gulf Times yesterday.
Because there's not one iota of evidence he presented.
He went about his work with great seriousness and modesty, caring not one iota about fame or fortune, but only the work, always the work.