So much for that


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So much for that.

That is the end of that.; We will not be dealing with that anymore. John tossed the stub of a pencil into the trash. "so much for that," he muttered, fishing through his drawer for another. Mother: Here, try some carrots. Child (brushing the spoon aside): No! No! Mother: Well, so much for that.
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So much for that

sent. That is all for that. (Also in other variants as in the examples.) It’s gone, ruined, broken—so much for that. He’s finished as a friend of mine. So much for him!
See also: much, that