that's about the size of it

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Definition of that's about the size of it

informal
used to say that what has been stated about a situation is correct "So there's no chance of getting finished on time?" "That's about the size of it, I'm afraid."

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“That's about the size of it.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/that%27s%20about%20the%20size%20of%20it. Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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