be nothing (much) to write home about

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be nothing (much) to write home about

To be not especially remarkable or noteworthy; to be rather dull, mediocre, uninteresting, or unimportant. A: "Have you eaten in that new sushi restaurant yet?" B: "Yeah, I went there last week. It was OK, but it's nothing to write home about." His performance has been nothing much to write home about so far. To be honest, we were expecting much more from him when we recruited him.
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be nothing, not much, etc. to write ˈhome about

(also be nothing, not much, etc. to ˈshout about) (informal) not be very good or special; be ordinary: The play was OK, but it wasn’t anything to write home about.The food was nothing much to shout about.
See also: home, not, write