not all it's cracked up to be

not all it's cracked up to be
Not as good as claimed; falling short of expectations.

He quickly found that the new version of Windows is not all its cracked up to be.


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  • not all somebody's cracked up to be — not all, everything, etc. sb s cracked ˈup to be idiom (informal) not as good as people say • He s not nearly such a good writer as he s cracked up to be. Main entry: ↑crackidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • not all it is cracked up to be — not as good or special as people said or believed. The general opinion is that love affairs aren t all they re cracked up to be …   New idioms dictionary

  • not all it's cracked up... — See all it s cracked up to be …   English idioms

  • not be all it's cracked up to be — (not) be all it s cracked up to be if something is not all it s cracked up to be, it is not as good as people say it is. Her latest book isn t all it s cracked up to be. I wouldn t bother reading it if I were you. It s a good restaurant, but it s …   New idioms dictionary

  • not everything somebody's cracked up to be — not all, everything, etc. sb s cracked ˈup to be idiom (informal) not as good as people say • He s not nearly such a good writer as he s cracked up to be. Main entry: ↑crackidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • all it's cracked up to be — noun as good as claims or reputation would suggest This expensive software is not all it’s cracked up to be. It still has a lot of problems …   Wiktionary

  • be all it's cracked up to be — (not) be all it s cracked up to be if something is not all it s cracked up to be, it is not as good as people say it is. Her latest book isn t all it s cracked up to be. I wouldn t bother reading it if I were you. It s a good restaurant, but it s …   New idioms dictionary

  • all it's cracked up to be — as good as the ads say, live up to the reports    The new computer isn t all it s cracked up to be. It s not so hot …   English idioms

  • not all there — Synonyms and related words: abnormal, arrested, babbling, backward, bereft of reason, blithering, brainsick, burbling, crackbrained, cracked, crazed, crazy, cretinistic, cretinous, daft, deluded, demented, deprived of reason, deranged,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Cracked (magazine) — Cracked Editor Sol Brodsky (founding editor) Categories Satirical magazine Frequency Monthly Publisher Major Magazines …   Wikipedia

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