have little/nothing to recommend it

idiom
variants: or have little/nothing to recommend him/her

Definition of have little/nothing to recommend it

: to lack or be without good or attractive qualities Despite its lofty reputation, I think the restaurant has nothing to recommend it. He had little to recommend him as a political candidate.

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“Have little/nothing to recommend it.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/have%20little%2Fnothing%20to%20recommend%20it. Accessed 25 May. 2022.

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