not anything to write home about

not anything to write home about

Not especially impressive, remarkable, or noteworthy; 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 isn't anything to write home about." His performance hasn't been anything to write home about so far. To be honest, we were expecting much more from him when we recruited him out of Dartmouth.
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