have nothing to do with


Also, not have anything to do with.

1

Be irrelevant, be unrelated, as in Their visit has nothing to do with the holiday. [Early 1600s]

2

Avoid, as in Dad insisted that we have nothing to do with the neighbors, or I won't have anything to do with people who act like that. [Early 1600s] Also see have to do with.

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