(something) don't amount to a bucket of spit

(something) don't amount to a bucket of spit

Something is utterly worthless. You know you won't get much money for that old car of yours—that piece of junk don't amount to a bucket of spit! The kid who beat me in the tournament got $500 and a swell-looking trophy, while all I got was a dinky little ribbon that said, "Second Place." As my old man used to say, that don't amount to a bucket of spit. Just what I need in this storm, a broken umbrella! Thanks, that don't amount to a bucket of spit.
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don't amount to a bucket of spit

Rur. is not worth anything. foe's a shiftless cuss. He don't amount to a bucket of spit. All your pretty promises don't amount to a bucket of spit.
See also: amount, bucket, of, spit, to
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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