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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And it's a fat lot of good being skinny because it seems no one's catering for us on the high street any more.
I only had hamsters and goldfish growing up and I want my kids to have pets that are part of our family, and Ziggy the rabbit doesn't give a fat lot back in return for all those radishes.
Yes, France gave him a warm welcome and a fat lot of good it did them!
"Now, Millie-please the children!" "Fat lot they care, fat lot anybody cares.
Recorded over a span of five years at bassist/producer Brad Woods Seagrass Studio, Cranky Georges debut full-length album Fat Lot of Good tips music from the bucket that dredges the confluence of the Danube, the Shannon and the Missouri.
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.
Fat lot of good that will be to the vulnerable members of society, who won't be able to access these areas anyway, as they will be virtual prisoners in their own homes.
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.
A fat lot of good they did in preventing that attack.