not worth mentioning


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not worth mentioning

Not having enough importance to warrant or require comment, explanation, apology, etc. A few other issues cropped up during testing, but they're not worth mentioning. A: "I'm so sorry for screwing your computer!" B: "Don't worry about it, I'll get it fixed up in no time. It's not worth mentioning."
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not worth mentioning

 
1. not important enough to require a comment. There are others, but they are not worth mentioning. A small number of books hint at the phenomenon, but they aren't worth mentioning.
2. [of an error or wrong] not worth apologizing for. This isn't a problem at all. It's not worth mentioning. No need to apologize to me. No harm done. It's not worth mentioning.
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Reese Witherspoon plays a cop who finds herself protecting the wife of a Mob informant (Modern Family TV star Sofia Vergara) who, for reasons not worth mentioning, is wanted by both the cops and the underworld.
For reasons not worth mentioning, she is wanted by both the cops and the underworld.
What he hasn't done during a 17-year career at the top level is almost not worth mentioning, but for the record Eto'o has managed; two European continental trebles with Barcelona and Inter Milan, scored in two separate Champions League finals and became only the fourth player, after Marcel Desailly, Paulo Sousa, and Gerard Pique, to win the Champions League two years in a row with different teams.
What he hasn't done during a 17-year career at the top level is almost not worth mentioning, but for the record Eto'o has managed two European continental trebles with Barcelona and Inter Milan, scored in two separate Champions League finals and became only the fourth player, after Marcel Desailly, Paulo Sousa, and Gerard Pique, to win the Champions League two years in a row with different teams.
"Following the elections in 2011, there was an initiative for the first time for a coalition with PDSH but the reasons for the failure were the media insults that are not worth mentioning. In March 2013, once again we offered cooperation but PDSH completely ignored our offer," Osmani explains.
And why not render the discovery of bullet-riddled corpses a daily event that is not worth mentioning in the media?
So it's not worth mentioning the Introduction to the Chuch'e, the political philosophy of Kim I1 Sung, his collected volumes on Korean nature and stamp collection, and the gorgeous photos--Supreme Commander Marshal Kim Il Sung Taking Care of His Soldiers with Paternal Affection--not worth mentioning?
The other plots are so scrappy and slight they're not worth mentioning.
The debate over the trafficking article started when Islamist members of the Constituent Assembly called for the removal of the trafficking phrase as some felt the phenomena does not exist in Egypt and thus was not worth mentioning, while others argued that the phrase would mean that underage marriage would be outlawed, as this would be defined as "trafficking", which they disagreed with, arguing that girls should be able to get married once they can have children.
Currency markets were calm, so it as the main reason not worth mentioning - the dollar has been relatively stable and has appreciated slightly.
If they can't be blamed on Israel, they are not worth mentioning. Is this what taxpayers are supposed to get from public radio?
"It's a dream and probably not worth mentioning at this early stage," said Homan.
Yet the trade amongst the group is not worth mentioning in a global context.
"But I found there were some things were not worth mentioning because it was just too much effort to say.'' So far Heather has raised pounds 130 which she is donating to the Telegraph's charity Snowball, which supports local disabled children.
Speaking on the occasion, Zahid Maqbool, president ICCI said bilateral trade between Pakistan and Maldives is not worth mentioning adding that the only way to improve two-way trade is encouraging frequent exchange of trade delegations.