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(not) what it’s cracked up to be

Submitted by ϕιλομαθής on Wed, 12/09/2018 - 15:02

Meanings of "(not) what it’s cracked ..."

English

not as good as its reputation; not as good as it is supposed to be

The expression is used in the negative or question forms only.

Explained by ϕιλομαθήςϕιλομαθής on Wed, 12/09/2018 - 15:02
Explained by ϕιλομαθήςϕιλομαθής
Russian

не так хорош (умел, умён и т.п.) как о нём говорят.

Explained by St. SolSt. Sol on Thu, 20/09/2018 - 02:16
Explained by St. SolSt. Sol