None came

moseen

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I want to know, "none" means "not one of a group of people" or "not one of a group of things".
She waited for a reply, but none came.
 

Matthew Wai

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I take 'none' to mean 'no reply' there.
 

Tdol

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There could be a number or replies- she doesn't know, say, whether they will accept or deny her request, but she didn't get get any answer.
 
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