be not a patch on

idiom

Definition of be not a patch on

British, informal
: to be much less good, appealing, impressive, etc., than (someone or something) The new chairman isn't a patch on his predecessor.

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“Be not a patch on.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/be%20not%20a%20patch%20on. Accessed 5 Aug. 2020.

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