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They knew that as much as they tried to make up for it with brute force, their cultural power was nil.Of Gamers, Gates, and Disco Demolition: The Roots of Reactionary Rage|Arthur Chu|October 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
USA had four points (three for a win over Ghana, one for the draw with Portugal, nil for Thursday's defeat).Why It’s Still OK to Hate Sexy Bastard Cristiano Ronaldo After He Saved Team USA|Emily Shire|June 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The chances of even the most “conscious” rap creating a return to the Great Society were nil.How Barack and Michelle Have Normalized Black Prominence|John McWhorter|May 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Sadly, the chances of the government taking any notice are pretty close to nil.Britain’s Weight Crisis Almost Hits U.S. Proportions|Dan Jones|February 21, 2013|DAILY BEAST
They may be nil, they may be enormous, or (more likely) they may fall somewhere in between.
His knowledge of Constantinople seemed to be nil, while the information he got out of me would not have filled his opium pipe.Caught by the Turks|Francis Yeats-Brown
Our Arabic at that time was nil; there was no chance of a word with the ploughman unless through Mohammed.In the Tail of the Peacock|Isabel Savory
We must be able to say of it: nil actum reputans, si quid superesset agendum.A Commentary to Kant's 'Critique of Pure Reason'|Norman Kemp Smith
These old-fashioned folk had not learnt the trick of nil admirari.The Life of John Ruskin|W. G. Collingwood
His constitution enabled him to protest against reduction to nil.Ginx's Baby|Edward Jenkins