not to be sneezed at

not to be sneezed at
not to be sneezed at
Not to be despised
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Main Entry:sneeze

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not to be sneezed at informal phrase
very good, or good enough to consider having

Six goals is not to be sneezed at.

Thesaurus: very goodsynonym satisfactory and good enoughsynonym
Main entry: sneeze

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informal not to be rejected without careful consideration; worth having or taking into account

a saving of $550 was not to be sneezed at

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not to be ˈsneezed at idiom
(informal) good enough to be accepted or considered seriously

In those days, $20 was not a sum to be sneezed at.

Main entry:sneezeidiom

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

См. также в других словарях:

  • not to be sneezed at — (not) to be sneezed/sniffed at informal 1. if something, especially an amount of money, is not to be sneezed at, it is large enough to be worth having. And there s the increase in salary to be considered. Ј3000 extra a year is not to be sneezed… …   New idioms dictionary

  • not to be sneezed at — If something is not to be sneezed at, it should be taken seriously …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • not to be sneezed at — ► not to be sneezed at informal not to be rejected without careful consideration. Main Entry: ↑sneeze …   English terms dictionary

  • Not to be sneezed at — Sneeze Sneeze, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Sneezed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Sneezing}.] [OE. snesen; of uncertain origin; cf. D. snuse to sniff, E. neese, and AS. fne[ o]san.] To emit air, chiefly through the nose, audibly and violently, by a kind of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • not to be sneezed at — worth having, not to be despised That new stereo system is not to be sneezed at …   Idioms and examples

  • not to be sneezed at —    If something is not to be sneezed at, it should be taken seriously.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • not to be sneezed at — informal very good, or good enough to consider having Six goals is not to be sneezed at …   English dictionary

  • Not to be sneezed at —   If something is not to be sneezed at, it should be taken seriously …   Dictionary of English idioms

  • not to be sneezed at — not to be scorned, not to be disparaged, not to be ridiculed …   English contemporary dictionary

  • not to be sneezed at —  Not to be despised or treated lightly …   A concise dictionary of English slang


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