English : Diddly-squat





What is the meaning of diddly-squat?

By Mr. Celeste, New York – USA – 21st April 2007.

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This is a slang expression meaning
nothing. When you say that someone knows diddly-squat about chemistry, what you mean is that the individual doesn't know anything about the subject.

For example:

• After all the work I did, I got paid diddly-squat.

• The property that we bought ten years ago is now worth diddly-squat.






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