I see no X here.
I see no X here. Hackers (and the interactive computer
games they write) traditionally favor this slightly marked usage
over other possible equivalents such as "There's no X here!" or
"X is missing." or "Where's the X?". This goes back to the
original PDP-10 ADVENT, which would respond in this wise if
you asked it to do something involving an object not present at
your location in the game.
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