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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 nothing but

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Noth·ing n.
 1. Not anything; no thing (in the widest sense of the word thing); -- opposed to anything and something.
    Yet had his aspect nothing of severe.   --Dryden.
 2. Nonexistence; nonentity; absence of being; nihility; nothingness.
 3. A thing of no account, value, or note; something irrelevant and impertinent; something of comparative unimportance; utter insignificance; a trifle.
    Behold, ye are of nothing, and your work of nought.   --Is. xli. 24.
 'T is nothing, says the fool; but, says the friend,
 This nothing, sir, will bring you to your end.   --Dryden.
 4. Arith. A cipher; naught.
 Nothing but, only; no more than. --Chaucer.
 To make nothing of. (a) To make no difficulty of; to consider as trifling or important. “We are industrious to preserve our bodies from slavery, but we make nothing of suffering our souls to be slaves to our lusts.” --Ray. (b) Not to understand; as, I could make nothing of what he said.