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English definition of “be nothing/not much/very little in it”

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be nothing/not much/very little in it

informal
said when two things that are being compared are the same or very similar: One house has a slightly bigger garden, but there's really not much in it.
Translations of “be nothing/not much/very little in it”
in Chinese (Traditional) 毫無差別/相差不多/相差無幾…
in Chinese (Simplified) 毫无差别/相差不多/相差无几…
(Definition of be nothing/not much/very little in it from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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