be up to much
not be up to much(British & Australian)
to not be of a very high quality It's a very beautiful-looking town but the shopping's not up to much.See much ado about nothing, be much cop, be nothing much to write home about
not be up to much(British informal)
if something is not up to much, it is not very good or effective This hairdryer's not up to much - it only blows out cold air.