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1. It is or was very simple or easy; it isn't or wasn't difficult at all. And see? The computer starts up again like new. Nothing to it! A: "Are pancakes hard to make?" B: "Oh no, there's nothing to it."
2. (There is) no truth to it. People like to think I somehow rigged the election, but there's simply nothing to it. A: "And what about the rumors that you leaked the information?" B: "Nothing to it. Simply rumors."
(There ain't) nothin' to it.
Rur. It is easy. Mary: How do you keep your car so shiny? Tom: There ain't nothin' to it. I just wax it once a week. It took Jane just two minutes to sew up the hole in my shirt. "See?" she said. "Nothin' to it!"
(There's) nothing to it!
1. Inf. It is easy! John: Is it hard to learn to fly a small plane? Sue: There's nothing to it! Bill: Me? I can't dive off a board that high! I can hardly dive off the side of the pool! Bob: Aw, come on! Nothing to it!
2. Inf. The rumor you heard is not true. Pay no attention to all that talk. There's nothing to it.
Nothing to it!
It is very easy! Look, anybody can do it! Nothing to it! Changing a lightbulb is easy. Nothing to it!
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It's not at all difficult, it's easy, as in Of course I can fix the faucet-there's nothing to it. This hyperbolic term was first recorded in 1934.
nothing to itvery simple to do. informal
there’s nothing ˈto it(informal) it is easy to do: It’s not difficult to use. All you have to do is pull these two switches and it starts. You see, there’s nothing to it! ♢ I finished the work very quickly. There was nothing to it really.
Nothing to it!
exclam. It is very easy! Look, anybody can do it! Nothing to it!