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not a jot

Not even a tiny or the smallest amount (of something). I worked all of that overtime and received not a jot of extra cash for my efforts. Look at him—there's not a jot of shame in his eyes for what he's done. A: "Did you get any help on your assignment from the study group?" B: "Not a jot. They were all too busy gossiping."
See also: jot, not
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not one/a ˈjot (or ˈtittle)

(informal) not even the smallest amount: There’s not a jot of truth in the story.It seems that his divorce has not affected him one jot.She doesn’t seem to care a jot what I do.
See also: jot, not, one
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And, in so far as he could direct, he varied not one jot from the details of that vividly conceived masterpiece of hellishness during the twenty years which followed.
This highly inefficient producer of energy, contained in hideous monstrosities, will make not one jot of difference to the inexorable march of global warming, the basis of the whole argument.
It is two weeks since The Beach opened at the cinema and I have heard not one jot of praise for young Leonardo di Caprio, who stepped into the lead role instead of our home-grown talent Ewan McGregor.
Bruce said Blues' unknown status next season made not one jot of difference to the contract negotiations.
They now know, after years of broken promises, that this Government cares not one jot about them.
Last night, it mattered not one jot that the Olympics had by-passed the city - Manchester put on a show to rival Atlanta and Sydney.
Bruce said Blues unknown status next season made not one jot of difference to the negotiations.
Whether Sweeney Todd ever was the Demon Barber of Fleet Street matters not one jot - it is a bloody, good tale and in this Opera North production it is told with a pie-full of gore and a hilarious crust of humour.
It matters not one jot that Jephson argues that his words are, on the whole, reasonably balanced, reasonably objective.
They care not one jot that the scheme is breathing new life into an area badly in need of regeneration.
that will be affected not one jot by the fact we are not married.
You and I know that age makes not one jot of difference when you're deeply in love.
Both characters are unsympathetic and engage our sympathies not one jot.
Judge Richard Benson told him at Nottingham Crown Court : "You have shown not one jot of remorse."