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    A question

    Dear English Teacher,

    What's the meaning of "Thanks for nothing"?
    I've tried to find out the meaning in many dictionaries but nothing about that..
    Please let me know..

    Thank you very much

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    #2

    Re: A question

    It's usually used sarcastically-at least that's the way I use it. If you ask someone for help or advice and he gives you no answer or an indifferent answer then you can say 'Thanks for nothing'.

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    #3

    Re: A question

    I have just used 'Thanks for nothing' so I thought I'd share it with you. I asked my husband for help in the kitchen but by the time he came I had already resolved the problem. So I told him 'Thanks for nothing'. I mean, I thanked him because he did come to help but it was too late.
    Last edited by queenbu; 05-Apr-2007 at 08:20.

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    Re: A question

    A-ha..Thank you ^^

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