In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1archaic, literary(nothing)to come to naught — malograrse
- to set sth at naught — hacer caso omiso de algo
- Those naughts and ones are then what we call modulated, or carried if you like, as a passenger on a radio frequency signal.
- In reciprocation, however, he got a big naught.
- It is a series of numbers, hyphens, naughts, strokes, and zeds.
- From zero to naught, I cannot be free of this thought, inside my head,
- Or maybe they forgot to put a extra naught on the end of the figure they offered.
- Ryan was just hysterically laughing, asking how it was a twenty-one year old could lose to a five year old child in naughts and crosses.
1it matters naught — no importa un ápice
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