Idiom – Small Beer

English idiom “small beer” refers to something insignificant or unimportant, especially when compared to something else.  A synonym for this expression is small potatoes.

“A loan of that size is small beer – these banks are lending millions of pounds a day.”
“We are not talking small potatoes – building the airport means many people in the area will lose their homes.”


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