amount to very little

быть незначительным, не иметь большого значения

Большой англо-русский и русско-английский словарь. 2001.

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  • very little — very small amount, very few, not many …   English contemporary dictionary

  • little — adj., n., & adv. adj. (littler, littlest; less or lesser; least) 1 small in size, amount, degree, etc.; not great or big: often used to convey affectionate or emotional overtones, or condescension, not implied by small (a friendly little chap; a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Little Mosque on the Prairie — logo. Format Comedy Created by Zarqa Nawaz Starring …   Wikipedia

  • amount to the same thing — amount/come/to the same thing phrase to have the same meaning or effect as something else Whether someone made a mistake or whether there’s a fault in the system, it all comes to the same thing – sheer inefficiency. Thesaurus: to be similar to,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Amount — A*mount , v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Amounted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Amounting}.] [OF. amonter to increase, advance, ascend, fr. amont (equiv. to L. ad montem to the mountain) upward, F. amont up the river. See {Mount}, n.] 1. To go up; to ascend. [Obs.]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • little — lit|tle1 [ lıtl ] (comparative less [ les ] ; superlative least [ list ] ) function word, quantifier *** Little can be used in the following ways: as a determiner (followed by a noun): There s little time left. Little progress has been made. as a …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • little */*/*/ — I UK [ˈlɪt(ə)l] / US adverb, determiner, pronoun Word forms little : comparative less UK [les] / US superlative least UK [liːst] / US [lɪst] Summary: Little can be used in the following ways: as a determiner (followed by a noun): There s little… …   English dictionary

  • little — lit|tle1 W1S1 [ˈlıtl] adj ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(size)¦ 2¦(something you like or dislike)¦ 3 a little bit 4¦(time/distance)¦ 5¦(young)¦ 6¦(slight)¦ 7¦(unimportant)¦ 8 (just) that little bit better/easier etc 9 the little woman ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • little — 1 / lItl/ adjective 1 SIZE small in size: a little house | their little group of supporters | a little bit of especially BrE (=a small piece of something): little bits of paper all over the floor | little tiny spoken (=extremely small): a little… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • little*/*/*/ — [ˈlɪt(ə)l] (comparative less [les] ; superlative least [liːst] ) grammar word I summary: Little can be: ■ a determiner: Little progress has been made. ■ a pronoun: They manage to survive on very little. ■ an adverb: I go there very little. 1) an… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • little — littlish /lit l ish, lit lish/, adj. littleness, n. /lit l/, adj., littler or less or lesser, littlest or least, adv., less, least, n. adj …   Universalium

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