there's nothing to it

(there's) nothing to it

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." Dad's very mechanical, so any time he says, "Ah, there's nothing to it," I don't believe him!
2. There is no truth to what is being discussed. 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." The tabloids can say whatever they want about our marriage, but there's nothing to it. I can assure you, my wife and I are still very happily married.
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(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.
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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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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.
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Nothing to it!

exclam. It is very easy! Look, anybody can do it! Nothing to it!
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It's easy to writ about "nothing" Whenever you've nothing to say Some say there's nothing to it Yet nothing's the theme of the day Come round, we'll do nothing together Assuming you've nothing to do With nothing to say to each other As there's nothing between me and you It costs nothing to put on the telly As always, there's nothing on So switch it off and do nothing You see, nothing's easy my son My story has nothing to end on So nothing is what you will see I could go on forever But it all means nothing to me W.G.
They're going a mile a minute, and all of a sudden they pose, as if there's nothing to it. It makes yon want to see it again.
"When something doesn't flow and it's not energetic, it's just boring and bland and there's nothing to it.
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