not the end of the world

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not the end of the world

Not the very worst thing that could have happened; not causing very serious or insurmountable problems. Don’t worry about the dent. It's not the end of the world. It would be great if I got this teaching position, but I guess it isn't the end of the world if they pass me over.
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not the end of the world

COMMON You say it is not the end of the world to mean that something bad that happens is not too serious. If I make a mistake, it's not the end of the world. I can always go back and correct it. I've enjoyed my time in international football, but it won't be the end of the world if I'm not selected again.
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A draw isn't the end of the world for us but we were so close to getting a huge three points.
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However bad a situation is, it isn't the end of the world.
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UTB Andrew Brown @docbrown5 A loss isn't the end of the world.
Clearing isn't the end of the world by any stretch of the imagination.
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Right out of the gate, it's important to know that if something seems wrong it isn't the end of the world.
And while securing a fake ID so you can drink a Bud Light isn't the end of the world, some people use forged documents for far worse purposes.
NevE-ehir isn't the end of the world and of course I'll be able to visit, but still I know that things will never be the same again.