not much cop

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not much cop

Not very good; not noteworthy or exceptional at all. Primarily heard in UK. I was really looking forward to the film, but it was not much cop, I'm afraid. I just wasn't much cop as an accountant, so I packed up my career and spent a year travelling abroad.
See also: cop, much, not
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But the nervous suits at ITV have clearly reached the conclusion that although The Voice isn't much cop, it's better than The X Factor.
To be fair, that's usually in reply to City fans suggesting that their ground isn't much cop and sparsely populated, or words to that effect.
But Carr admitted that there are times when after a drive to the airport, then a flight, taxi to the hotel, overnight stay and finally a drive to some stadium, it turns out the player he's made such an effort to see isn't much cop.
I accept, however, that the thought of President Cameron or Blair isn't much cop either.
The latest sequel currently playing cinemas isn't much cop, but this, the second in the series, is fairly entertaining and boasts good special effects.
But whereas X-Ray isn't much cop, Living the Dream (BBC2, Tuesday), which has borrowed so heavily from No Going Back that the producers should be wearing masks and stripey shirts, is alright.
English expatriate Fryatt, last year's course winner, looks big at 2- 1 against Darren Clarke and a locally-based American who isn't much cop.
Walk inside a building and the view isn't much cop.
And last but certainly least is Louis Smith "MBE", an outstanding athlete who, despite his deep love of being on telly, isn't much cop at it.
He's probably quite a convivial drinks carrier - or gin wallah as heno doubt terms it - but we can't help thinking that Prince Philip probably isn't much cop as a fielder.
Living in a rough East End high rise isn't much cop for Birdie, but old age has its perks.
Memo to ITV: fantastic chef though he undoubtedly is, this self-styled deep-fried thinker isn't much cop on telly.
Now there'll be even more people to spread the word that this cynical rip-off isn't much cop.
With her industrial-scale hooter, "glamour" girl Amy isn't much cop with her make-up off.