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not any hard feelings

No ill will; no resentment or anger. I'm sorry that things ended this way, but I hope there aren't any hard feelings.
See also: any, feeling, hard, not

be not what it's cracked up to be

To be not as good, enjoyable, special, or worthwhile as people insist or believe. Honestly, the movie isn't what it's cracked up to be. Maybe I'm just not the right audience for it. If you ask me, long-term relationships just aren't what they're cracked up to be.
See also: cracked, not, up, what

not playing with a full deck

1. Not mentally sound; crazy or mentally deranged. A: "Look at that guy talking to himself on the corner." B: "I reckon he's not playing with a full deck."
2. Not very bright or intelligent; dimwitted. Jim's a nice guy, but with some of the foolish things he does, I wonder if he's not playing with a full deck.
See also: deck, full, not, play

be not short of a penny (or two)

To be exceptionally wealthy; to have no concerns regarding money. A: "I just heard Sarah just lost her job!" B: "Well, her husband's family isn't short of a penny, so I think they'll be just fine." I once dated a guy who, though he was never short of a penny or two, was the most miserly person I'd ever met. He wouldn't even tip when we went out to eat!
See also: not, of, penny, short

not up to snuff

Not as good as what was expected, required, or demanded; not satisfactory or adequate. Jim, I know you've been going through a tough time since your wife passed, but these reports just aren't up to snuff. I used to eat there all the time, but to be honest, their food hasn't been up to snuff recently.
See also: not, snuff, up

be not worth a brass farthing

To be completely worthless or useless; to have little or no value. Refers to farthings (obsolete British units of currency, worth one-quarter of a penny), formerly made from a copper alloy (brass). Primarily heard in UK. I was so excited when my grandfather said he'd give me his car, but this old clunker isn't worth a brass farthing. Over the years working here, I've come to realize that the boss's word isn't worth a brass farthing.
See also: brass, farthing, not, worth

be not worth a plug nickel

obsolete To be completely worthless or useless; to have little or no value. (A variant of "not worth a plugged nickel.") Refers to coins (not only nickels) that were "plugged"—that is, those that had a hole drilled in their center and were filled with cheaper metals—which made the coins illegitimate and worthless if spotted. Primarily heard in US. I was so excited when my grandpa said he'd give me his car, but this old clunker isn't worth a plug nickel. Over the years working here I've come to realize that the boss's promises aren't worth a plug nickel.
See also: nickel, not, plug, worth

not worth writing home about

To be not especially remarkable or noteworthy; to be rather dull, mediocre, uninteresting, or unimportant. A variant of the more common phrase "nothing to write home about." A: "Have you eaten in that new sushi restaurant yet?" B: "Yeah, I went there last week. It was OK, but it isn't worth writing home about." His performance hasn't been worth writing home about so far. To be honest, we were expecting much more from him when we recruited him out of Dartmouth.
See also: home, not, worth, writing

not anything to write home about

To be not especially remarkable or noteworthy; to be rather dull, mediocre, uninteresting, or unimportant. A variant of the more common phrase "nothing to write home about." A: "Have you eaten in that new sushi restaurant yet?" B: "Yeah, I went there last week. It was OK, but it isn't anything to write home about." His performance hasn't been anything to write home about so far. To be honest, we were expecting much more from him when we recruited him out of Dartmouth.
See also: anything, home, not, write

not something to write home about

To be not especially remarkable or noteworthy; to be rather dull, mediocre, uninteresting, or unimportant. A variant of the more common phrase "nothing to write home about." A: "Have you eaten in that new sushi restaurant yet?" B: "Yeah, I went there last week. It was OK, but it isn't something to write home about." His performance hasn't been something to write home about so far. To be honest, we were expecting much more from him when we recruited him out of Dartmouth.
See also: home, not, write

be not rocket science

To not be a pursuit, activity, or endeavor that requires extraordinary skill or intelligence. Look, all you need to do is reformat the hard drive on your computer. It isn't rocket science! Sure, it took a little bit of time to figure out, but reinstalling the modem wasn't rocket science or anything.
See also: not, rocket, science

not up to scratch

Not acceptable or satisfactory; not attaining a particular standard. Your papers have been very good, but, frankly, this one is not up to scratch.
See also: not, scratch, up

be not all it's cracked up to be

To be not as good, enjoyable, special, or worthwhile as people insist or believe. Honestly, the movie isn't all it's cracked up to be. Maybe I'm just not the right audience for it. If you ask me, long-term relationships just aren't all they're cracked up to be.
See also: all, cracked, not, up

not feeling (oneself)

To not feel physically or mentally well or as one normally should. I'm sorry for getting upset at you earlier, I'm just not feeling myself today. Mary hasn't been feeling herself ever since she lost her job.
See also: feeling, not

There aren't enough hours in the day.

There are too many things to do and not enough time. I am behind in all my work. There aren't enough hours in the day! We can't handle all the problems that come our way. There aren't enough hours in the day.
See also: enough, hour
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For years, Aren found it almost impossible to look at the picture taken by an amateur photographer.
Aren has a different name (local name) in each country, namely : Indonesia (aren, ejow, gomuti, kaong); Thailand (tao,chok, kaong); Vietnam (doasc,busng basng); Burma (taung-ong); Lao (Sino-Tibetan) (taw tad); English (arenga palm, sugar palm, sagwine); French (palmier areng, palmier a sucre); German (Zuckerpalme); Italian (palma dello zucchero, palma arenga); Spanish (palma azucarera), Holand (suiker palm), [18].
Aren hopes to help fund the Salvation Army Adult Rehab Center with sale proceeds.
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Aren Magnussen said a lot of people and businesses didn't even know they existed let alone what the company offered.
CHRISTOPHE Berra considers his first start for Scotland in the Amsterdam Aren A on Saturday night to have been a success - but expects to be dropped for Stephen McManus against Iceland on Wednesday.
He will be giving advice to some of the world's top golf coaches at a Ricoh Aren conference.
I HOPE the SFA are going to do something about the thousands of Scots left outside the Amsterdam Aren A on Wednesday when the game kicked off.
Aren Almon Kok, whose daughter, Baylee, was pictured being carried dead from the rubble by a fireman, said: "This is unbelievably unfair.
HEARTBREAK mum Aren Almon, whose year-old baby daughter died in the Oklahoma City bombing, has finally found joy again.
Joining GE for the event will be Aren Almon-Kok, who co-founded Protecting People First in 1999 in memory of her daughter Baylee, who was killed in the 1995 Oklahoma City terrorist attack.
We are so grateful to have the opportunity to share our story and, hopefully, reduce the stigma that is often associated with fertility issues," said Aren Dodge.
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Serves them right that they'll be the only Scots not watching the big game in the Amsterdam Aren A.
Now Aren, 28, has received a letter from the US Government asking if she wishes to be considered to attend McVeigh's execution on May 16.