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- ‘Well, there is zero, nada, nothing new here.’
- ‘In the same period, India has won nothing, zilch, nada.’
- ‘I do all this for you, and it's been years now, and nada.’
- ‘There was no flier in my box, no one had mentioned it to me, nada.’
- ‘I'm also self-employed so am entitled to nothing, nada, zero, zilch, of anything if I happen to fall ill, lose work, or have kids.’
- ‘At this point, I see no reason - none, nada, zilch - for conservatives who care about the courts to lift a finger to support this candidate.’
- ‘I have deferred it every single year so far - I have never earned enough to meet the requirement to pay it back and at the moment I earn nothing, nada, zero.’
- ‘Tonight there is writing group for which I've written nada, and tomorrow and Wednesday I plan to hide from the world and get a decent amount of writing done so I can take Thursday and Friday off guilt-free.’
- ‘And the answer is obvious - nothing, nada, zip, zilch, zero.’
- ‘When I'm finished here, I'll leave them with nada.’
- ‘After 30 minutes, I have learned nothing, nada, zippo.’
- ‘She didn't understand any of it… at all… none, nada, zero, zilch.’
- ‘No backup, no net, no nada; one mistake and you die.’
- ‘‘Either you're married to the guy and you get alimony, or you're not married… and you get nada,’ she says.’
- ‘When I've written to our illustrious pair of ladies - in a respectful manner, I might add - I get zip, nada, zero.’
- ‘Brandon said he'd like to see you again - but nada.’
- ‘That reveals nada and makes it hard to reconnect.’
- ‘But here I am, updating my résumé and preparing grad school applications and there's nada.’
- ‘You zig-zag around your room, never quite focused and accomplishing nada.’
- ‘It was bad enough that we spent the long weekend studying for the exam but the worst part is that all our hard efforts will count for nada.’
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