for nothing

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for nothing (not comparable)

  1. For free.
    I got it for nothing. They are giving them away as publicity.
  2. For no reason, wastefully, or pointlessly
    I wrote ten pages of information for nothing. He just chucked it in a draw without even reading any of it!

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