no such thing

1

Nothing like that, nothing of the kind, as in We've been looking for a car without air-conditioning, but no such thing is available. [Mid-1500s]

2

On the contrary, certainly not, as in You thought I was quitting? No such thing! [Mid-1700s]


Nearby words

  1. no soap,
  2. no sooner said than done,
  3. no spring chicken,
  4. no stomach for, have,
  5. no strings attached,
  6. no sweat,
  7. no telling,
  8. no thanks to,
  9. no time at all,
  10. no time for, have

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