be nothing special

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be nothing special

To be not particularly wonderful, remarkable, beautiful, great, etc. A: "How's your sandwich?" B: "Eh, it's nothing special." I don't know why everyone is so enamored of this actress; she's nothing special, in my opinion.
See also: nothing, special

nothing special

Nothing exceptional or particularly wonderful, remarkable, beautiful, great, etc. I don't know why everyone is so enamored of this actress—she's nothing special, in my opinion. A: "What are you doing for your birthday?" B: "Nothing special. We'll probably just stay in."
See also: nothing, special
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OI always say I am nothing special,O he said, OSimply one of the seven billion human beings.O The 76-year-old exiled Tibetan spiritual leader promptly announced that he would be donating all of the [pounds sterling]1.1 million prize money to charity [ETH] the single largest annual monetary award to an individual.
"But I am nothing special. I am going home to play with my kids."
She said: "I am nothing special but just care about my 16-plus students and try to give them the best support and opportunities."
aCLI always say I am nothing special,aCY he said, aCLSimply one of the seven billion human beings.aCY The 76-year-old exiled Tibetan spiritual leader promptly announced that he would be donating all of the A[pounds sterling]1.1 million prize money to charity aCo the single largest annual monetary award to an individual.