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nawt

  • n  a quantity of no importance
    it was all for naught
  • n  complete failure
    all my efforts led to naught

  • Many times, however, the ruse may all be for naught: Saint-Leger notes notes that 30% to 40% of both original and reconstructed hymens fail to produce the virginity-confirming .
  • Hasan Sas lived up to his reputation as the indisciplined bad boy of Turkish football, and all the great work done by Basturk, Emre and Alpay came to naught.
  • Disarmed, she had naught to fear from democracies disarmed also.
News & Articles

  • Red Sox bats go silent in loss to Orioles
    BALTIMORE — Ryan Dempster did his part to give the Red Sox bullpen as much rest as possible last night. The one problem with the evening, however, was that the Red Sox lineup also went into rest mode. Credit goes to Baltimore starter Chris Tillman as well, but without any offense, Dempster’s start — 72?3 innings, five hits, two runs allowed — went for naught and the Red Sox fell to the Orioles ...
    June 15, 2013 - Boston Herald
  • Young has 3 hits in Athletics' loss to Mariners
    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Chris Young kept working on his hitting even as his numbers fell. Getting a chance to bat in the leadoff spot seemed like a good time to put it all together. Young homered as part of a three-hit night, but it went for naught. Mike Zunino hit his first career home run, a tiebreaking solo shot in the seventh inning, and the Seattle Mariners held on for a 3-2 win over the ...
    June 15, 2013 - The Wenatchee World
  • Nothing but O’s for Sox
    BALTIMORE — Ryan Dempster did his part to give the Red Sox bullpen as much rest as possible last night. The one problem with the evening, however, was that the Red Sox lineup also went into rest mode. Credit goes to Baltimore starter Chris Tillman as well, but without any offense, Dempster’s start — 72?3 innings, five hits, two runs allowed — went for naught and the Red Sox fell to the Orioles ...
    June 15, 2013 - Boston Herald
Quotes

  • Sarah Palin in ABC News
    I think that, if I were to give up and wave a white flag of surrender against some of the political shots that we've taken, that would bring this whole : I'm not doing this for naught,Palin said.
  • Terence Newman in SportingNews.com
    It's all for naught if you lose,cornerback Terence Newman said.
  • Brian Burke in ESPN
    You didn't see Canada's best game last night,Burke warned. "You didn't see Sweden's best game last night. Everything gets ratcheted up now. We've got to ratchet it up, too, or all this goes for naught. They don't hand out any medals for...

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