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Everyday English ~ No & None III・Nobody/no-one - nothing - nowhere (with video!)

Nobody/no-one - nothing - nowhere

These words can be used at the beginning of a sentence or you can use them by themselves as answers to questions. (Just like none!)

Please read the following examples:

"I knocked on the door but no-one answered. 
Maybe nobody was home."

A: "What did you do yesterday?"
B: "Nothing. I was too tired."

A: "Where will you go during the summer holiday?"
B: "Nowhere. I will stay home and save money."

“This road goes nowhere.”

Be careful of this common mistake:
We don’t use nobody/nothing/nowhere with a negative verb - isn't/didn't/can't etc.

Look at these examples:

"I saw nothing." NOT I didn't see nothing.

"I may change jobs this summer but I need to keep it a secret. No-one can know." NOT No-one can't know.

English Idiom: out of nowhere
~ appearing suddenly, without warning.

When we were camping a bear came out of nowhere and scared us!

It was a nice day and suddenly dark clouds 
and rain came out of nowhere.

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