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Idioms

nothing to write home about

This page is about the idiom nothing to write home about

Meaning

If you say something is nothing to write home about, you mean it isn't very important or it isn't very good.

For example

  • We saw a movie today and it was nothing to write home about. It was just a typical action movie.

  • Helen said her date with the guy she met online was nothing to write home about, and she probably wouldn't see him again.

Quick Quiz

Leila said the new restaurant was nothing to write home about. She thought it was

a. excellent

b. just average

c. really terrible

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Contributor: Matt Errey