Nothing doing.

Nothing doing.
informal something that you say in order to tell someone that you refuse to do something.

'Will you take us, then?' 'I've told you, nothing doing.'


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  • nothing doing — ► nothing doing informal 1) there is no prospect of success or agreement. 2) nothing is happening. Main Entry: ↑nothing …   English terms dictionary

  • nothing doing — phrasal 1. : by no means : definitely no nothing doing was the substance of his reply 2. : no result or accomplishment there was nothing doing W.R.Frye * * * nothing doing No • • • Main Entry: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • nothing doing — {adv. phr.}, {informal} I will not do it; certainly not; no indeed; no. * / Will you lend me a dollar? Nothing doing! / * / Let s go for a boat ride! Nothing doing! / Compare: NO DEAL …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • nothing doing — {adv. phr.}, {informal} I will not do it; certainly not; no indeed; no. * / Will you lend me a dollar? Nothing doing! / * / Let s go for a boat ride! Nothing doing! / Compare: NO DEAL …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • nothing\ doing — adv. phr. informal I will not do it; certainly not; no indeed; no. Will you lend me a dollar? Nothing doing! Let s go for a boat ride! Nothing doing! Compare: no deal …   Словарь американских идиом

  • Nothing doing! — exclam. No! □ Me, go to he opera? Nothing doing! □ Nothing doing! I refuse to do it …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • Nothing doing! — int An interjection of rejection. You want me to lend you $5 for the movies? Nothing doing!. 1960s …   Historical dictionary of American slang

  • nothing doing —    This term means that there is no way you would accept to do what is proposed.     Work on Sunday? Nothing doing! …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • nothing doing — I will not do it, certainly not, no indeed Nothing doing. I am not going to stay and work late again this evening …   Idioms and examples

  • nothing doing — I will not do that or agree to that. She wanted to come to the dance tonight but her father said nothing doing …   New idioms dictionary

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