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Chinese (Traditional) translation of “not be all it's cracked up to be”

not be all it's cracked up to be

informal
to not be as good as people say
並沒有所說的那麽好
This new radio station's not all it's cracked up to be.
這家新電台並不像吹噓的那樣好。
Disappointing yourself and others
(Definition of not be all it's cracked up to be from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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