not (all) that (good, bad, well, poor, etc.)

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not (all) that (good, bad, well, poor, etc.)

Not especially or particularly (good, bad, etc.), especially compared to what one expected or hoped. The movie wasn't all that bad—you were making out like it was the worst thing in the world! I'm sorry to say this meal is not that good.
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not that

1. Although it isn't the case that. Not that I expect you to know the answer to this, but why do you think Mom ever married Dad to begin with? My husband watches a lot of trashy TV at night—not that I don't have my guilty pleasures, too, mind you.
2. Not very. It's a beautiful restaurant, but the food wasn't that good. He's not really that arrogant; it's just an act.
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not all that ˈgood, ˈwell, etc.

not particularly good, well, etc: He doesn’t sing all that well.
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ˈnot that

used to state that you are not suggesting something: She hasn’t written — not that she said she would.
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