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amount to much

To be successful or significant. Usually used in the negative. He got arrested so much as a teenager that I never thought he would amount to much, but look at him now—he's an accomplished musician! The boss is just mad right now—I doubt his new rules will amount to much.
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amount to much

to be as good as something; to be any good. His fine plans don't amount to much, since he won't work for them. (Usually negative.) She's a nice girl, but she'll never amount to much.
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