English version

no great shakes

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishno great shakesno great shakesspokenBAD AT not very skilful, or not very good He’s no great shakes as a singer. shake
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no great shakesIt is very simply made and no great shakes as a piece of cinema.Secondly, and crucially, Professor Griff is no great shakes as a rapper.He's no great shakes as a singer.At school I was no great shakes at it, or anything.
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