not a bit of it

not a bit of it
not a bit or not a bit of it
Not at all
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Main Entry:bit

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not a bit of it british spoken phrase
used for saying that something you would expect to happen has not happened

You’d think he’d just give up, but not a bit of it.

Thesaurus: ways of saying nosynonym
Main entry: bit

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not a bit of it
Brit informal
— used to say that something expected or possible did not happen or is not true

Am I tired? Not a bit of it. [=I am not tired at all]

I thought she'd be angry, but not a bit of it. [=she wasn't angry at all]

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Main Entry:bit

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  • not a bit of it — British spoken used for saying that something you would expect to happen has not happened You d think he d just give up, but not a bit of it …   English dictionary

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  • not one (little) bit — phrase not at all I don’t like what you’re doing one little bit. Thesaurus: not at allsynonym Main entry: bit * * * not a ˈbit | not one ( …   Useful english dictionary

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