Sayings – Letter N

–  Sayings – Letter N  –


A collection of common and not-so-common Sayings starting with the Letter “N”  –  Organized by SubjectObject, or however it logically makes sense. 😉


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  • (to be) Neither Here Nor There – This an Idiomatic Adjectival and Adverbial Phrase which can also be classified as a Saying, and is used when a person is speaking but makes reference to something which is not necessarily realted to the main point that the person is making – and it used as a way of getting back to the main point by saying:

“What I just said is not completely relevant to what I am endeavoring to express so I will get back to my main point.”

For example:  If a person where making some point about a lesson that he or she learned from his or her grandparent, but then while trying to make a point got sidetracked and started talking about the beautiful garden at the grandparents’ house (which had nothing to do with the main point) – he or she could then stop and say…

“…and it was such a lovely garden.  But that is neither here nor there.  The important thing that I learned was…”


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