think nothing of

think nothing of
think nothing of
1. To regard as easy or unremarkable
2. Not to balk or scruple at
3. To have a low opinion of
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Main Entry:nothing
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think nothing of
1. Not to consider difficult, exceptional, etc
2. Not to hesitate in (doing)
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Main Entry:think

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think nothing (or little) of
consider (an activity others regard as odd, wrong, or difficult) as straightforward or normal

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think nothing of
1 : to not hesitate at all about (doing something that other people think is very difficult or dangerous)

She thinks nothing of running 10 miles.

— used as a polite response when someone has apologized to you or thanked you

“Thanks for the ride.” “Think nothing of it–I was going in this direction anyway.”

“I'm so sorry.” “It's all right. Think nothing of it.”

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Main Entry:think

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • think nothing of it — It does not matter, it is not important • • • Main Entry: ↑think * * * it’s nothing/think nothing of it/spoken phrase used as a polite reply when someone has thanked you for doing something for them ‘It’s very kind of you to bring me home.’… …   Useful english dictionary

  • think nothing of — (doing something) if you think nothing of doing something that other people find difficult, you do it very easily. He s so fit. He d think nothing of running ten miles before breakfast …   New idioms dictionary

  • think nothing of — (something/doing something) to do something unusual or dangerous without worrying about it. Howell thinks nothing of taking off to London or Paris to look for rare and wonderful antiques. Randy thought nothing of hanging from a steel beam 400… …   New idioms dictionary

  • think nothing of — ► think nothing (or little) of consider (an activity others regard as odd, wrong, or difficult) as straightforward or normal. Main Entry: ↑think …   English terms dictionary

  • think nothing of it — ► think nothing of it do not apologize or feel bound to show gratitude. Main Entry: ↑nothing …   English terms dictionary

  • think nothing of — index disdain, disregard, minimize Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • think nothing of it — my help was nothing, no problem, not at all    Thank you for helping us find our lost puppy. Think nothing of it …   English idioms

  • think nothing of it — {v. phr.}, {informal} Used as a courteous phrase in replying to thanks. / Thank you very much for your help. Think nothing of it. / Compare: YOU RE WELCOME …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • think nothing of it — {v. phr.}, {informal} Used as a courteous phrase in replying to thanks. / Thank you very much for your help. Think nothing of it. / Compare: YOU RE WELCOME …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • think\ nothing\ of\ it — v. phr. informal Used as a courteous phrase in replying to thanks. thank you very much for your help. think nothing of it. Compare: you re welcome …   Словарь американских идиом

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