Значение идиомы sneeze at

[sneeze at] {v.}, {informal} To think of as not important; not takeseriously. – Used with negative or limiting words and in questions.

Mr. Jones was chosen by his party to run for President. He was notelected, but to be chosen to run is not to be sneezed at.

If youthink Mrs. Green’s tests are things to be sneezed at, you have asurprise coming.

Is a thousand dollars anything to sneeze at?

John finished third in a race with twenty other runners. That isnothing to sneeze at.

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