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"Nothing" is a form of "nothing", a pronoun which is often translated as "nada". "Absolutely nothing" is a phrase which is often translated as "absolutamente nada". Learn more about the difference between "absolutely nothing" and "nothing" below.
absolutely nothing(
ahb
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suh
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lut
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li
 
nuh
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thihng
)
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (general)
a. absolutamente nada
What are you doing this weekend? - Absolutely nothing. I need to rest.¿Qué vas a hacer este fin de semana? - Absolutamente nada. Necesito descansar.
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nothing(
nuh
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thihng
)
A pronoun is a word that stands in for a noun (e.g. she).
pronoun
1. (not anything)
a. nada
There's nothing else we can do.No hay nada más que podamos hacer.
They were left with nothing after the earthquake.El terremoto los dejó sin nada.
2. (worthless thing)
a. la nada
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
That's nothing compared with what she usually earns.Eso no es nada comparado con lo que suele ganar.
3. (of no importance)
a. nada
What did you say? - Nothing.¿Qué dijiste? - Nada.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
4. (worthless person)
a. el cero a la izquierda
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Don't bother with him. He's a nothing.No te molestes con él. Es un cero a la izquierda.
5. (zero)
a. el cero
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
They beat us two to nothing.Nos ganaron dos a cero.
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
adverb
6. (in no way)
a. nada
The weather in Houston is nothing like what I expected.El clima de Houston no es nada parecido a lo que esperaba.
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