fat lot

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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Add a sprinkling of head colds, knowing there's still half a tin of Celebrations in the cupboard that's had to get a restraining order put on you, and being too skint to buy lunch, so taking a tin of own-brand spaghetti hoops to work for sustenance, and there isn't a fat lot to smile about (oh, and there's the word 'fat' as well).
Fat lot of good Specialist bird food suppliers offer live meal worms and fat balls at this time of year.
Fat lot of good two days with the Marines will be then.
The song is the second single from the groups debut full-length album Fat Lot of Good, following Septembers release of the first single Nighttime.
A fat lot of good he will do you in carpet slippers.
Fat lot of good that did - just days later our national captain was doing the same.
If you're a single bull things are looking up as Venus puts an encounter your way, a glance across a train, a smile amidst that traffic jam; fat lot of use that is
We've tried that down the centuries, thanks very much, and a fat lot of good it's done us.
The ratings point even more in his favour than they do for Mr Cameron - but then Britain's Davis Cup team were rated much superior to Lithuania the other week and a fat lot of good it did them.
Then a fat lot went in creating the stunts and the naach- gaana ( Kylie's Chiggy wiggy sleepwaltz came at a price tag of five crore- plus reportedly).
According to the healthcare organisation, the Government's pounds 75m anti-obesity campaign has so far proven, well, a fat lot of good.
The city council host yet another hugely expensive utterly pointless conference to promote Birmingham into the top tier of world cities on the same day that the Government's "State of the English Cities" report damns the city for, well, not doing a fat lot actually.
Which is not a fat lot to compete with Europe's 40-year track record in fusion research and a fierce determination not to have the project snatched away.
And a fat lot of good it does for the majority of homosexuals who remain in public schools.