naught » knot
Spotted in the wild:
- I just could not figure out how to get better. I would dry fire, practice, all for knot. (Brian Enos forum, Dec. 17, 2004)
- They need to get another single out soon or this thread will be all for knot. (Aimee Mann message board, June 7, 2005)
- He said India’s nuclear tests have strategically changed the situation and world community should decide as to how to cope with it. “Non-proliferation efforts have come to knot, they are shattered,” he added. (Associated Press of Pakistan, May 15, 1998)
- If by chance, one of your ribs is yanked off your side, no matter what the doctors do to make one normal, it will all come to knot. (Mutation Workspace, Sep. 9, 2003)
- We think that the transitional institutions will come to knot unless there is genuine reconciliation, both at the political and social levels. (Center for Research & Dialogue, Somalia, Sep. 2004)
If something comes to naught, it may end in an intractable knot.
See also naught » not.