a fat lot


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a fat lot

A very small amount or degree, or none at all. A fat lot you care whether I succeed or not! It was a fat lot of thanks I got for my 20 years of service to the company.
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fat lot

see under fat chance.
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

a fat lot

Slang
Very little or none at all: a fat lot of good it will do him.
See also: fat, lot
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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