small potatoes

Small potatoes
Someone or something that is unimportant is small potatoes.

The small dictionary of idiomes. 2014.

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  • small potatoes —  Small amount of money, number.  ► “ In fact, most MUD players today are science fiction and fantasy fans who are also university students a group that numbers itself in the thousands. That’s ‘small potatoes’ compared with an estimated 35 million …   American business jargon

  • small potatoes — ☆ small potatoes n. Informal a petty or insignificant person (or people) or thing (or things) …   English World dictionary

  • small potatoes — Informal. a person or thing of little significance, importance, or value: His salary was small potatoes for an executive of his ability. [1825 35] * * * small potatoes (US) Anything of no great worth • • • Main Entry: ↑potato small potatoes… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Small Potatoes — Infobox Television episode | Title = Small Potatoes Caption = Series = The X Files Season = 4 Episode = 20 Airdate = April 20, 1997 (Fox) Production = 4x20 Guests = Darin Morgan as Eddie Van Blundht Christine Cavanaugh as Amanda Nelligan Writer …   Wikipedia

  • small potatoes — n. something or someone insignificant. □ This contract is small potatoes, but it keeps us in business till we get into the real money. □ Small potatoes are better than no potatoes at all …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • small potatoes —    Something that is small potatoes is considered unimportant or insignificant.     Her first publication was considered small potatoes but her new book has lead to a change of opinion …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • small potatoes — noun One or more persons or things of relatively little consequence, importance, or value. My paycheck is small potatoes compared to hers. Syn: peanuts, small beer, small fry …   Wiktionary

  • small potatoes — Informal. a person or thing of little significance, importance, or value: His salary was small potatoes for an executive of his ability. [1825 35] * * * …   Universalium

  • small potatoes — unimportant things, insignificant matters    Don t worry about a few broken dishes. That s small potatoes …   English idioms

  • small potatoes — small po tatoes noun plural AMERICAN INFORMAL someone or something that is not important or worth thinking about …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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