a hill of beans

noun phrase

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chiefly US, informal
: something that has little or no value used in negative statementsThese proposals don't amount to a hill of beans.

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“A hill of beans.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/a%20hill%20of%20beans. Accessed 10 Aug. 2020.

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