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nothing of the kind

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Also, nothing of the sort.
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No, certainly not, as in Did you push Charlie?—Nothing of the kind! or Do you think the kids were trying to shoplift?—Nothing of the sort. [ Second half of 1800s ]
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Not at all like what is mentioned or expected, as in They thought we would look them up, but we'd intended nothing of the kind. [ Second half of 1800s ]
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