a hill of beans


a hill of beans
(Informal) something trivial or barely worth consideration, something valueless

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • hill of beans — something of negligible importance or value used chiefly in negative constructions doesn t amount to a hill of beans not worth a hill of beans * * * Informal. something of trifling value; virtually nothing at all: The problem didn t amount to a… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • hill of beans — Informal. something of trifling value; virtually nothing at all: The problem didn t amount to a hill of beans. [1860 65] * * * …   Universalium

  • hill of beans — noun Something of no importance. The problems of two people dont amount to a hill of beans in this crazy world …   Wiktionary

  • hill of beans — not very much, very little    What I lose in the poker games doesn t amount to a hill of beans …   English idioms

  • hill of beans — Synonyms and related words: a continental, a curse, a damn, a darn, a hoot, bagatelle, bauble, bean, bibelot, bit, brass farthing, button, cent, curio, farce, farthing, feather, fig, fleabite, folderol, fribble, frippery, gaud, gewgaw, gimcrack,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • a hill of beans — I a hill (or row) of beans [with negative] anything of any importance or value three little people don t amount to a hill of beans in this crazy world II [with negative] informal a thing of little value the problems of one old actor don t amount… …   Useful english dictionary

  • a hill of beans — a small amount, very little    The money he lost doesn t amount to a hill of beans …   English idioms

  • (a) hill of beans — a ˌhill of ˈbeans idiom (old fashioned, NAmE, informal) something that is not worth much Main entry: ↑hillidiom …   Useful english dictionary


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