not for nothing

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For an extremely good reason.
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Not for nothing is it called the World Wide Wait. Not for nothing has a Dilbert cartoon appeared noting that all the time saved through automation and computers in the last fifty years has been entirely outweighed by people sitting in front of pc's waiting for web pages to load.

Submitted on July 07, 2010

Additional definitions for 'not for nothing':

not for nothingUsed to soften the impact of what is said next, implying that it is important.
not for nothingUsed other than with a figurative or idiomatic meaning: see not,‎ for,‎ nothing.
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no por nada

boşuna değil

一無是處

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