10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «NOT UP TO MUCH»
Discover the use of not up to much
in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to not up to much
and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
Chambers Universal Learners' Dictionary
... not a very good or great thing of a particular kind: I'm not much of a
photographer; That wasn't much of a lecture. be not up to much ( inf) to be not
very good : The dinner wasn't up to much. be too much to be unreasonable: / can'
t believe that ...
English/German Dictionary of Idioms: Supplement to
alles zuviel the dress/coat/... is not up to much Staat: nut/dnl etw. keinen Staat (
mehr) machen können s.o. is not up to much (any more) los: mit jm. ist viel/wenig/
allerhand/nichts/nichts mehr/... los s.o./s.o.'s form/health/... is not/has not been/...
Professor Hans Schemann, 2013
"Not up to much!" ' ШЯЯ : not be up to much Щ£тШ1§ ' to be fairly bad fia И > |й$
П The food in that grand restaurant isn't up to much. ° 5. ИНК« cóng'ér • 2. - «E з.
4. 3. bùzènmo 29.
The New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional ...
... of a muff diver, but I can strongly recommend that Kentucky cocktail of Sneaky
Pete and strawberry juice.— The Guardian, 4th December 2003 . not up to much
inferior UK, 7864 • [HJe's simply not up to much as a manager.— The Guardian.
Eric Partridge, Tom Dalzell, Terry Victor, 2006
... of a lecture. not think much of see think. not up to much (in/) not very good: The
dinner wasn't up to much. so much for (something) (derog) that shows the poor
quality of (something): He arrived half an hour late — so much for his punctuality!
The Lingo: Listening to
... POX DOCTOR'S CLERK dressed in a lurid, flashy style; DRESSED UP LIKE A
SORE THUMB in sartorial splendour, ALL DRESSED UP AND NOWHERE TO
GO, and the negative: JACK UP to refuse to do something and NOT UP TO
Sterling Dictionary of Idioms
(b) It 's up to you whether you want to come or not. be up with something be a
source of discomfort She seems quite morose; what 's up with her? not be up to
much not be worth much Her singing is not up to much. up against something (a)
Tourism in Northern Ireland and its economic impact and ...
Leisure and Tourism at the University of Ulster is not up to much? Mr Wisdom: I
am not saying the School of Tourism at the University is not up to much. What I
said earlier is that public provision is not consistent and is not consistently
Great Britain: Parliament: House of Commons: Northern Ireland Affairs Committee, 2007
Chambers concise dictionary
[Anglo-Saxon up or upp] ♢ be well up on or in something to have a thorough
knowledge of it. it's all up with someone colloq there is no hope for them, not up
to much colloq not good at all; no good, on the up-and-up colloq 1 steadily
The Use of Overseas Doctors in Providing Out-of-hours Services
For example in France if you come from a non-French speaking country the
regulator will ask to have chat with you and if they think your French is not up to
much on an individual basis they might ask you to take a test or to go away and
Great Britain: Parliament: House of Commons: Health Committee, 2010
10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «NOT UP TO MUCH»
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How Often Do You Do This on the Bus?
According to a recent survey carried out by Dublin Bus, 67 per cent of us use the bus most often for a school and work commute. It seems we're not up to much in ... «Her.ie, Jul 15»
Ravel Morrison makes it four goals in two games for Lazio, will West …
The opposition clearly were not up to much this time either as Lazio ran out 9-1 winners over Top 11 Radio Club. But his form and new-found ... «HITC, Jul 15»
Tips for early stage companies and thinking ahead to an exit
At the very beginning, there is often very little cash on hand, and its allocation is not up to much debate, as the saying “keeping the lights on” ... «Lexology, Jul 15»
West Ham player ratings against Lusitans: Jarvis impresses while …
He will have impressed Bilic even if the opposition were not up to much. Poyet – 7. Played the holding midfield role and kept the ball turning ... «HITC, Jul 15»
Glastonbury 2015: what were your favourite moments?
The headliners were not up to much... You need a headline group or artist to take the field - I guess there's not too many of them about these ... «The Guardian, Jul 15»
So much better than Warrington
They may have free blue badge parking at the hospitals but the treatment in them is not up to much. They may have free blue badge parking at the hospitals but ... «Warrington Guardian, Jun 15»
Gerard Pique Sings 'I've Got You Under My Skin' for Wife Shakira on …
Gerard Pique's singing voice is not up to much, but, hey, at least his hips don't lie. The Barcelona star put on a performance of Frank Sinatra's ... «Bleacher Report, Jun 15»
Neymar situation emblematic of huge problems Brazil face
... just roll over, but all of that is underscored by an almost subconscious realisation that they themselves are not up to much without Neymar. «Eurosport.com AU, Jun 15»
OCR cut unlikely to help first time buyers
She said after a lifetime of putting money away she was living on peanuts because her savings are not up to much. "I mean let's face it, I'm not ... «Radio New Zealand, Jun 15»
Q&A: we catch up with experienced actor Shaun Williamson
This time, I'm Moonface Martin, who's apparently public enemy number 13, so he's not up to much. During the course of the show, he's ... «Belfast Telegraph, May 15»