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do someone nothing

Slang definitions & phrases for do someone nothing

do someone nothing

verb phrase

To leave one unaffected, unmoved, unpleased, etc: This book does me nothing

[1950s+; probably a play on the Yiddish phrase tu mir eppes, ''do me something'']


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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