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WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH naughtnaught , nought
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I try to devise backup plans based on unknowable factors—whether young children will be vaccinated by then, whether it will rain that weekend, forcing us to move certain festivities inside—and I wonder if it will all be for naught.2021 Could Be the Biggest Wedding Year Ever. But Are Guests Ready to Gather?|Eliana Dockterman|May 29, 2021|Time
Russell Westbrook, who did not speak with reporters after the game, logged his fourth triple-double of the season for naught, scoring 22 points with 11 assists and 10 rebounds.Wizards close the year with another loss, fall to 0-5|Ava Wallace|January 1, 2021|Washington Post
R naught — written as R0 — is an estimate of how many other people someone with the virus might infect.Coronavirus lockdowns may have avoided 531 million infections|Erin Garcia de Jesus|June 12, 2020|Science News For Students
In all countries, R naught — an estimate for how many people an infected person might transmit the virus to — was less than one, meaning that each infected person passed the virus on to less than one person on average.Lockdowns may have averted 531 million coronavirus infections|Erin Garcia de Jesus|June 9, 2020|Science News
According to Farmaner, the reforms of 2011 have largely come to naught.Myanmar’s Free Burma Rangers Are Like Doctors Without Borders…With Guns|James Griffiths|April 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But moments later there was a twist, and with it the fear that the prayers had been for naught.Colleen Ritzer Is the Second U.S. Math Teacher Slain in Two Days|Michael Daly|October 24, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Venus' Epic Fight, for Naught Long gone are the days when Venus Williams dominated tennis, but she sure still gives it her all.U.S. Open’s Delicious Week One: Serena and Sloane, Rafa and Roger, and More|Nicholas McCarvel|September 1, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Hoping that his hi-tech marketing wiles will not go for naught, Bennett will now try to torpedo the prize ceremony.
In the end, all the praise and support from the international community was for naught.
At last he had found permanence in a life where heretofore had been naught but transience.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol|William J. Locke
There are poets and writers who see naught in war but carrion, filth, savagery and horror.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton
Letty has just had another baby, and her dairy-maid got married and left at this busy time, and I'm sick and good for naught.The World Before Them|Susanna Moodie
From that day my affairs have gone from bad to worse, and I have naught in the wide world but the clothes I stand up in.The Merrie Tales Of Jacques Tournebroche|Anatole France
Though they prayed thus, yet once again they found that the "prayer of the wicked availeth naught."The Underworld|James C. Welsh
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Idioms and Phrases with naught
see come to nothing (naught).