- not be up to much
- (not) be up to much
British & Australian
1. to not be of a very high quality.
2. if something is not up to much, it is not very good or effective.
It's a very beautiful-looking town but the shopping's not up to much. (British, informal)
This hairdryer's not up to much - it only blows out cold air.
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not be up to much — British spoken not very good We paid a lot for the hotel, but it wasn t up to much … English dictionary
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not your cup of tea — ◇ If something is not your cup of tea, you do not like it very much or you are not very good at it. I m afraid that skiing just isn t my cup of tea. She admits that stamp collecting isn t everyone s cup of tea. • • • Main Entry: ↑cup not your cup … Useful english dictionary
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