bigger fish to fry

Bigger fish to fry
If you aren't interested in something because it isn't important to you and there are more important things for you to do, you have bigger fish to fry.

The small dictionary of idiomes. 2014.

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  • bigger fish to fry —    If you aren t interested in something because it isn t important to you and there are more important things for you to do, you have bigger fish to fry.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • bigger fish to fry — more important people to meet or do business with    Don t bother fighting with him. You ve got bigger fish to fry …   English idioms

  • Bigger fish to fry —   If you aren t interested in something because it isn t important to you and there are more important things for you to do, you have bigger fish to fry …   Dictionary of English idioms

  • bigger fish to fry — noun a) A much more pressing issue to attend to. b) A higher valued result or target to reach. See Also: other fish to fry …   Wiktionary

  • bigger fish to fry — something better or more important to do …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • have other (or bigger) fish to fry — have more important matters to attend to. → fish …   English new terms dictionary

  • have bigger fish to fry — ► have other (or bigger) fish to fry have more important matters to attend to. Main Entry: ↑fish …   English terms dictionary

  • have bigger fish to fry — have bigger/​other fish to fry phrase to have more important things to do or think about Thesaurus: to be busysynonym Main entry: fish * * * have bigger/other fish to ˈfry idiom to have more important or more interesting things to do Main entry:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • have bigger fish to fry — have bigger/other fish to fry to have something more important or more interesting to do. I couldn t waste my time trying to reach an agreement with them, I had other fish to fry …   New idioms dictionary

  • have bigger fish to fry — to have something more important or more interesting to do. I couldn t spend a lot of time on the problem – I had other fish to fry …   New idioms dictionary

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