Nothing for it sentence example

nothing for it
  • At least 40,000 men were necessary for the purpose, and these could have been obtained for 200,000 ducats; but a congress of magnates, whose collective fortunes amounted to hundreds of millions, having decided that it was impossible to raise this sum, there was nothing for it but to fight a few skirmishes and then take refuge abroad.
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  • In the end she was defeated, and there was nothing for it but to fall back upon Palmyra across the desert.
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  • The Turkish Government saw nothing for it but compliance with Albanian demands, at least in form; and on Aug.
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  • Of grammar she knew nothing and she cared nothing for it.
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  • Even voting for the right is doing nothing for it.
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