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Nobody

keyword: No
A Rolling Stone Gathers No Moss »
(a person who keeps moving does not get stuck; life stays interesting for people who keep moving...)


All Bark (And No Bite) »
(acting aggressive but not willing to fight...)


All Talk And No Action »
(one who says he will do things, but does not do them...)


All Work And No Play Makes Jack A Dull Boy »
(a children's rhyme that says one is bored - and boring - if one only works; a person who only works becomes boring because doing fun things makes life interesting...)


Expense Is No Object »
(do not worry about the cost; I can pay a lot of money for it...)


For No Good Reason »
(there is no good reason to explain why it happened...)


Have No Idea »
(don't know...)


No Big Deal »
(it is okay; it doesn't matter; it is not important...)


No Buts About It »
(it will be this way; this is how it will be...)


No Can Do »
(it cannot be done...)


No Comment »
(I have nothing to say; I will not say what I think...)


No Doubt »
(it is certain; I am sure it is true...)


No Hard Feelings »
(let's not be angry; I am not angry; please don't be angry...)


No Ifs, Ands, Or Buts About It »
(it must happen this way; nothing else is acceptable...)


No News Is Good News »
(if something bad happened, we would probably hear about it...)


No Pain, No Gain »
(you must work hard if you want big results...)


No Skin Off Someone's Nose »
(it does not bother me...)


No Spring Chicken »
(not a young person...)


No Sweat »
(not difficult; easy...)


No Trespassing »
(strangers are not allowed to go here...)


No Two Ways About It »
(it will definitely be that one way...)


No Win Situation »
(whatever one does, one will lose...)


Take No Stock In Something »
(not believe in it nor see its value...)


There's No Accounting For Taste »
(The differences in peoples tastes are not easily understood...)


There's No Place Like Home »
(home gives us a special feeling that nothing else can give us...)


To No Avail »
(it was not a success; it was useless...)


Up To No Good »
(doing bad things...)


A Lost Cause »
(one will lose; it is impossible for that one to succeed; one has no chance to win; one should expect to lose; it will surely fail...)


All Gone »
(there are no more; none are left; the last one is gone...)


All In Good Time »
(no need to rush; it will happen at the right time...)


All Joking Aside »
(no more jokes; I am going to speak seriously now...)


All Kidding Aside »
(no more joking; I am going to speak seriously now...)


All Over »
(it is finished; there is no more of it...)


Amount To The Same Thing »
(the two are equal; there is no difference between them...)


At Most »
(no more than this number...)


Be The Straw That Broke The Camel's Back »
(the last thing that happened after which one said "no more"...)


Behind Closed Doors »
(in a place where no one could see it happen...)


Can't Help But Do Something »
(it has to happen; there is no way to not do it...)


Clear Sailing »
(comfortable and easy; with no disturbance...)


Coming Unstuck »
(no longer held together...)


Fair And Square »
(it was fair; there was no cheating...)


Filled To The Brim »
(so full that no more can be added without spilling...)


Flat Broke »
(having no money at all...)


Flat Out »
(have no more of that thing...)


For Chicken Feed »
(for almost no money...)


For The Heck Of It »
(less rude way to say: for no reason; not for any good reason...)


For The Hell Of It »
(overly casual: for no reason; not for any good reason...)


Fresh Out Of Something »
(we have no more of it; there is none left...)


Get A Clean Bill Of Health »
(a doctor or specialist says that the body has no problems...)


Get Off Scot Free »
(receive no punishment; one did something bad but was not punished...)


Go Out Of Fashion »
(no longer popular; not fashionable anymore...)


Go Scot Free »
(allowed to be free with no penalty and no punishment...)


Go Straight »
(no longer break the law or do something wrong...)


Have Something Down Pat »
(you can do that thing perfectly; by memory; with no mistakes...)


In Due Time »
(it will happen eventually; there is no need to rush it or hurry...)


In Short Supply »
(there is very little of it; we have almost no more...)


Just Because »
(it is that way and there is no deeper reason for it...)


Losing Streak »
(a period of time with no wins...)


Not A Living Soul »
(no one...)


Out Of Favor With Someone »
(no longer popular...)


Out Of Print »
(that book or magazine is no longer being published...)


Over With »
(finished; done; no more...)


Spick And Span »
(very clean; it has been cleaned perfectly; there is no dirt...)


Square Deal »
(fair; each person was treated fairly; no one was cheated...)


Take It Or Leave It »
(this is the last offer; either accept or reject this proposal because there will be no more adjustments...)


The Road To Hell Is Paved With Good Intentions »
(meaning to do the right thing is no good excuse if you did the wrong thing anyway...)


Think Nothing Of Someone Or Something »
(not respect that person; think that person is no good...)


What Can I Say? »
(I have no comment right now...)


What's The Good Of Something? »
(There seems to be no reason to do that...)


Who Would Have Thought? »
(It was a surprise; no one could have guessed...)


Wild Horses Couldn't Drag Someone »
(No power will force one to do it...)


Will Not Hear Of Something »
(The answer is 'No' and one will not even consider the possibility of 'Yes'...)


Without Batting An Eye »
(With no sign of exerting effort...)


Without Further Ado »
(There will be no more delaying this...)


Without Rhyme Or Reason »
(There was no good or logical reason for what was done; there was no good reason why it happened...)


You Know »
(said to gain agreement by the listener, sometimes said out of habit with no significant meaning besides asking agreement from listeners...)




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Nobody


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