None of the above idiom

Definition

none of the above:  

  • all of the items or factors listed before something else
  • all of the choices listed above

Example sentences

  • Do you want coffee, tea, juice or none of the above?
  • I debated whether to choose answer "a" or "b" for question 15 but the correct answer was actually "d":  "none of the above."
  • Have you  ever traveled to Hungary, Romania or Croatian.  No, none of the aboveso I'm really looking forward to this trip.
  • Excuse me, did you  just say "none of the above?"  You are going to eat vegetables tonight so either make a choice or I'll give you both of them! 
  • Do you like this blue tie, the striped tie, or this beautiful silk tie? None of the above; I don't like any of them.
  • At my interview they asked whether I was competent in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign and unfortunately I had to answer, none of the above.
  • I met a guy at a bar and he asked me if I wanted to go out to dinner, to a movie, or back to his place! I said, none of the above!
  • You can make the question a little more difficult by adding "none of the above" to the answer choices.


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