nothing to sneeze at

nothing to sneeze at

Not something that should be ignored, dismissed, or treated with disdain; something that is not inconsequential. She never really had a chance of winning, but the amount of votes she managed to muster is truly nothing to sneeze at. Sure, a hundred bucks isn't a huge amount to have won, but it's definitely nothing to sneeze at!
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nothing to sneeze at

 and nothing to be sneezed
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nothing to sneeze at

n. no small amount of money; something not inconsequential. It’s not a lot of money, but it’s nothing to sneeze at.
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Servais played 11 years in the majors, nothing to sneeze at, and started 700 games behind the plate.
Duterte's economic team still trumpets a 6.2-percent growth, which, I think, is nothing to sneeze at. But when your objective is to increase the income of Filipinos, moderating the gross domestic product is the last thing we need.
This cold is nothing to sneeze at. The National Weather Service is warning of brutal, life-threatening conditions.
And such grease money, at every step, is nothing to sneeze at the rates can be enough to make you lose faith in the inherent goodness of humankind.
Atchoo says the school is nothing to sneeze at, since it provides potentially life-saving skills.
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But nearly RM131 million is nothing to sneeze at, as such an amount is sufficient to carry out projects that would benefit a lot of Malaysians directly and in tangible ways.
Nine previous books of poetry and a memoir of gender transition does not a life make, but it's nothing to sneeze at. Dr.
And the amount involved in those seized luxury vehicles that the Duterte administration could convert to cash is nothing to sneeze at.
NiAaAaAeA~a's recognitions are nothing to sneeze at. On top of being one Sony brand ambassadors, her images have been recognized here and abroad, a testament to her natural talent and hardwork.
The story behind the story: The comparison isn't a firm indicator of final performance-Vega runs faster than Polaris, and we have no idea how many graphics cores this Intel chip actually has-but it's an encouraging sign that this CPU's visual firepower could be nothing to sneeze at. Also note that the RX 550 for desktop PCs sports eight compute units; the first Ryzen Mobile laptop CPUs include 10 Vega-based compute units in their scant 15W TDP.
To be clear, Arkadelphia achieved its ranking on a per-mile basis, but $887,749 per mile is nothing to sneeze at.
The revenue potential for store branded allergy medications is nothing to sneeze at.
While the $2.5 million contract is nothing to sneeze at, its real value for Applied DNA Sciences is the firm's ever-growing ties with the federal government a client with deep pockets and, more importantly, a big Rolodex.
That's definitely nothing to sneeze at, but it would have taken the combined spending of all four, about $90.9 million, to surpass the U.S.