small potatoes


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small potatoes

pl.n. Informal
1. A person or thing regarded as unimportant.
2. An insignificant amount or sum.

small potatoes

n (functioning as singular or plural)
informal chiefly US and Canadian someone or something of little significance or value, esp a small amount of money

small′ pota′toes


n.
an insignificant person or thing.
[1825–35]
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small potatoes

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Serve with a mix of smashed/roasted small potatoes and roasted red peppers, or with baked sweet potato fries.
20 small potatoes olive oil, for the potatoes 2 tsp honey 1 tsp soy sauce 20 cocktail sausages soured cream and ketchup, to serve PREP: 10 MINS COOK: 1 HOUR SERVES 10 1 Heat oven to 180C/160C fan/gas 4.
Peel 2 small potatoes and cube into small pieces and keep aside.
We haven't seen him since that contest at the end of June, which should be viewed as a massive positive, and a 5lb higher mark looks small potatoes given how that race has worked out (the second is rated 8lb higher, the fourth has gone up 21lb and even the last home has scored since).
After being used to a salary of around a milliona-year at Sainsbury, it may seem small potatoes If so, he can chuck the peelings this way, because these gigs can pay upwards of PS25,000 for big corporate beanos if you're a big hitter like King.
But I can't help thinking PS100k for fireworks is small potatoes, compared to the PS2m to revamp St John's shopping centre.
Bank vice president and director of property leasing, Joseph Ullrich, said : "These are small potatoes.
An epic account of waste, mismanagement and corruption that makes bridges to nowhere everywhere look like small potatoes, "Putin's Games" sheds scandalous light on the infrastructural problems surrounding Russia's bid to host the 2014 Winter Olympics.
Beef bgoosht (Dizi) INGREDIENTS: EeEeEe 3 lbs (1360 g) Beef Shank EeEeEe 1 Can 15 oz (425 g) Chickpeas EeEeEe 1 Can 15 oz (425 g) White Beans EeEeEe 3 Garlic Cloves EeEeEe 1 Large Onion EeEeEe 5 Dried Limes EeEeEe 2 Bunches Cilantro EeEeEe 5 Small Potatoes EeEeEe 5 Small Tomatoes EeEeEe 1-2 tbsp Savory EeEeEe Turmeric, Black Pepper Powder, Salt PREPARATIONS: 1- Mince the Cilantro.
Serves 2 3 tbsp olive oil 2 small potatoes (200g), peeled 2 slices (80g) NickNairn haggis 2 free-range eggs For the salad 50g pancetta (or bacon) 4 tbsp olive oil 75g baby spinach 3 raw button mushrooms, sliced 2 tbsp chives & parsley 2 ripe tomatoes, chopped 1 tbsp red wine vinegar 1 tsp grainy mustard Black pepper
As described in the English language daily Today's Zaman, the espionage sounded like fairly small potatoes.
This is small potatoes as election dust-ups go, but we don't blame Mr.

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