Learn how to say "nothing" in Spanish
We use the indefinite pronoun nada to say nothing or not anything.
Read and listen to these examples:
In the examples above, we use nada preceded by the negation no + verb. In this case, we can translate nada as not anything in English.
In the examples from above, observe how when nada is placed at the front of the sentence it translates as nothing in English.
Nada can also be used in negative questions and means not anything.
But if the question is affirmative we use algo instead. For example:
¿Tienes algo para mí?
Do you have anything for me?
See also Pronombre indefinido and Using algo to say something or anything in Spanish.
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