nothing to sneeze at

nothing to sneeze at

 and nothing to be sneezed
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nothing to sneeze at

something that deserves serious attention An extra two thousand bucks a year is nothing to sneeze at.
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nothing to sneeze at

n. no small amount of money; something not inconsequential. It’s not a lot of money, but it’s nothing to sneeze at.
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Monahan further explains, "We have extremely high hopes for the iBackPack product line and a half a million dollars is nothing to sneeze at - however I am very confident the upcoming Kickstarter campaign will dwarf the Indiegogo numbers.
This is nothing to sneeze at, but there is a lack of anything on the scale of Mission: Impossible, or Star Wars, for that matter.
Summer Allergies Nothing to Sneeze at for 30% of Adults.
Its past lineup is nothing to sneeze at, either, and has included Shakira, Usher, Ricky Martin, Chicago the Beach Boys and a host of Saturday Night Live comics.
Sure, the electric light is nothing to sneeze at, and I try to remember to thank him every time I leave my bed at night to grope my way into the bathroom.
Those virtues are nothing to sneeze at, but King is wrong.
Crucified Jews were commonplace in Jesus's day, and while resurrection is nothing to sneeze at, it still falls far short of world peace.
4 million in 2012--which, while nothing to sneeze at, was $9 million (30 percent) less than the year before.
Again, these figures are nothing to sneeze at, as we continue to enhance greater people-to-people contact at all levels and in all areas of human endeavour.
And while the total dollars are nothing to sneeze at, the contract length is fraught with risk.
That is nothing to sneeze at, I suppose, but raising the issue is the easy part.
Granted, $13 million is nothing to sneeze at, but it would not allow the county to restore public safety services to even last year's inadequate level.
Some of these recent numbers do represent a slowdown from last year, but they are also nothing to sneeze at.
That's more than the company made on classified real estate and automotive combined last year, which is nothing to sneeze at.
Still, running a 2:12:33 marathon injury-free after battling tendonitis and stress fractures--finishing second among American runners--is nothing to sneeze at.