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I thought there was some coffee in the cupboard, but there’s none there.
Few residents were willing to be named, and none would be photographed.
The driver was killed, but none of the passengers was hurt.
None of the money actually went to the people who needed it.
Some people with the disease might display only mild symptoms or none at all.
He wanted to teach her how to manage her money, but she was having none of it.
Let’s have none of your silly excuses.
The songwriters are none other than Sir Tim Rice and Sir Elton John.
This is the British English definition of none. View American English definition of none.
a derogatory word used for referring to people in the banking and investment industry who are thought of as taking serious risks in order to increase their own earnings …add a word
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