so much for


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so much for someone or something

that is the last of someone or something; there is no need to consider someone or something anymore. It just started raining. So much for our picnic this afternoon. So much for John. He just called in sick and can't come to work today.
See also: much

so much for

We have sufficiently treated or are finished with something, as in So much for this year's sales figures; now let's estimate next year's. [Late 1500s]
See also: much