Expressions used in Everyday Spoken English in Social and Professional contexts
nothing to it
nothing to it
1) not difficult to do, no truth in something
How to MemorizePopularity HighProfessional HighSocial
there's really nothing to it
When you say 'there is nothing to it', you mean that the task is simple or easy and there is no difficulty involved. "You'll learn how to use the program very quickly, it's very intuitive - there's nothing to it!" when talking about a rumour if you say 'there is nothing to it', it means that you don't believe that it is true. "Stephen was worried about a rumour he heard about lay-offs but I spoke to head management this morning and I want to assure you there is nothing to it." You will hear this expression used both in social and professional contexts.
Social Examples (Basic)
All you have to do to get the machine to work is press this button.There's really nothing to it.
The playerinsisted that there was nothing tothe press reportslinking him with a move away from the club. In fact, he is currently negotiating a new contract.
Professional Examples (Basic)
As the Mayor of the town, I insist that there is nothing to the rumours that transport services will be decreased.
You'll be great at giving a presentation to the clients. You know all of the information and you are confident in front of a crowd, there's nothing to it!
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