Idiom: None of the above


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."

— A: Have you  ever traveled to Hungary, Romania or Croatian.  B: No, none of the above, so 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! 

— A:  Do you like this blue tie, the striped tie, or this beautiful silk tie? B: 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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