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