amount to anything

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Definition of amount to anything

: to turn out to be (something or someone important, impressive, etc.) I don't think he'll ever amount to anything.

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“Amount to anything.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/amount%20to%20anything. Accessed 23 Jan. 2022.

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