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No person; not a single person:‘no one came’‘she told no one she was going’
nobody, not a soul, not anyone, not a person, not a single person, never a one, no man, noneView synonyms
- ‘It is difficult but there has been no one going out into the town and making people want to come.’
- ‘It is thought only one passenger was on board at the time of the accident and no one was injured.’
- ‘They have come up with one or two things but the pleasing thing is no one is looking for excuses.’
- ‘There was no one in there, but we had to stop the fire spreading to the other buildings.’
- ‘The figures might go up but no one will know for sure if it is a real increase or a perceived increase.’
- ‘There is no one within the party capable of mustering enough support to stage a coup.’
- ‘The organisers shout out that the venue is now full, and no one else will be admitted.’
- ‘The event went on quite late and she found herself on her own with no one to arrange for her to get home.’
- ‘If no one came forward by early next week the funeral would be arranged by prison staff.’
- ‘His greatest virtue is no one really knows where he stands on some of the key issues.’
- ‘The planning office said it had put a yellow sign up in Dalton Lane but no one stops there.’
- ‘Recently a close relative of mine died and no one paid the slightest bit of attention.’
- ‘The government wants us to be responsible but no one has put in the infrastructure to do it.’
- ‘While some people boast of doing it in a day, with scenery like this no one should hurry.’
- ‘He made clear that there had been no complaint by the family and no one had been suspended.’
- ‘There appears to be some investigation, but no one seems to know what it is all about.’
- ‘At this point we were told we had the wrong number and that there was no one of that name at this office.’
- ‘It is probably one of the few books which no one would care enough about to bother burning.’
- ‘When we make things better no one thanks us, and when we make it worse they never forgive us.’
- ‘On the tube, I hold the book at such an angle so that no one can read over my shoulder.’
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