not anything to write home about

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not anything to write home about

To be not especially remarkable or noteworthy; to be rather dull, mediocre, uninteresting, or unimportant. A variant of the more common phrase "nothing to write home about." A: "Have you eaten in that new sushi restaurant yet?" B: "Yeah, I went there last week. It was OK, but it isn't anything to write home about." His performance hasn't been anything to write home about so far. To be honest, we were expecting much more from him when we recruited him out of Dartmouth.
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Granted, their form at home in the Champions League qualification campaign wasn't anything to write home about, but it was early days for head coach Ronny Deila and there has been improvement since.
LES PARRY admitted his second win as caretaker manager of Tranmere wasn't anything to write home about.
After a poor first half, we did slightly better in the second but it certainly wasn't anything to write home about.
My record wasn't anything to write home about the last time, but it will be very different this time.
And while comfort wasn't anything to write home about, you couldn't fault the diddy-car on reliability and a fairly spirited performance, given its diminutive contours.